Rocks vs Shells

We spent the entire day trying to resolve our filter pack (the material that goes between the borehole wall and the PVC casing) dilemma. We spent the first half of the day breaking large rocks into pea-size rocks. Hours of hammering rocks resulted in only half a gallon of pea-size gravel. We wanted 10 gallons, … More Rocks vs Shells

Leaving Kampala!

I am leaving Kampala today. I finished my final lab tests with the doctor and have been given a new series of antibiotics to take care of some uninvited guests living in my tummy (gross!). I will be getting on a bus for Iganga in about twenty minutes to visit the site and check on … More Leaving Kampala!

We hit water!

Message from Cait: Persevered through hard material all day. Hit water at 15′. Drilled down to case borehole at 22′! Latrine construction next challenge. All is well. Food is good.