These local Zaramo children are enjoying the only clean water source in a 70 mile radius of their home.
Solar panels and large capacity holding tank at Utende TAG Church on Mafia Island enable this well to pump 2,300 gallons per hour, supplying the entire region with their only clean water resource.
Pastor Tom Mullins, David Meyer (Hand of Hope), and John Bongiorno (WorldServe) meeting some of the children of the Utende TAG Church School near the water project.
Hand of Hope - Malimbani TAG Church
  1. Country: Tanzania
  2. Region’s Name: Mafia Island
  3. Sponsor: Hand of Hope
  4. Numbers of people benefited by project: 3,500
  5. Well /project GPS Location: S 07 58′ 14.7” E 039 44′ 35.4”
  6. Major Tribe in area benefited: Ndengeleko and Zaramo
  7. Well Depth: 27 meters (88.5 feet)
  8. Well Yield: 9,000 liters/hr (2,377.5 gallons/hr)
  9. Quote from family on what the project means to them: “We are so happy for this water!  What a blessing to this community and church.

About Tanzania

Total Population: 44,928,923
Population under 15 y/o: 19,848,745
42% of rural lack access to water
73% of rural lack sanitation

Our Experience

Years worked in TZ: 15+
Communities Served: 1,200+
People Served: Approx 1,378,000
Trickle Down Lives Impacted:  1,700,000+

Project Solutions

Above Ground Storage
Solar Pump
Solar Power Generation

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