Borehole Handover in Somba Village, Malawi

Gift of the Givers has officially handed over a newly sunk borehole at Somba 2 Village in Blantyre Rural District.

Somba Village has a population of approximately 300 households. In the past years, the village has had no borehole and the people have been drinking water from unprotected sources.

The borehole is one of the new boreholes Gift of the Givers has drilled in the month of in different villages. Additionally, we have performed maintenance and repairs at a further four sites.

During the handover ceremony of the borehole, the Gift of the Givers team explained to the community the importance of protecting the borehole from vandalism and how to perform the correct maintenance. This is an important part of the process to ensure that the boreholes serve the community for many years.

The event was concluded with the handover of blankets and new shoes to the mothers from the community.

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