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Well Project at Solid Rock Baptist College, Dobro Nsawam, Eastern Region, Ghana
Operation Blessing International - Living Water Projects: Ghana
  • Dedication: August 20, 2015
  • Village: Solid Rock Baptist College, Dobro Nsawam,
    Nsawam Addoagyire Assembly District, Eastern Region
  • Plaque Inscription: Sponsored by Dr. Arcelia J. Fanin, Dean of
    Feik School of Pharmacy in San Antonio, Texas;

    Sponsored by small beginnings BIG RESULTS
  • Approximate population of the village: 150
  • Number of beneficiaries of this project: 100
  • Closest water source before this project: The church and college have depended on
    water tanker services and also harvested rain water for their use.
Description of the Project: A new well was constructed in the village. The inside was cemented with concrete and a 25-foot pipe with a new Nira pump was provided to dispense the water.

History and Description of the School & Students:  Solid Rock Baptist College was first established in Tema, Greater Accra, about 34 years ago to help train Christians who have the call of God on their lives. In the year 2001, the leadership fount it necessary, and with the direction of God, to begin a branch at Dobro Nsawam to help Christians to know more of the scriptures and become pastors and church leaders.

Currently, they have about 150 students studying at the college, doing different courses in Theology. Their facilities are well built with concrete blocks and cement, and have zinc roofs. Electricity is available at the college. They also have a church auditorium in which to worship. On Sundays, other people in the community come to worship there. Most of the people at the college have taken leave from their jobs to undergo religious training, so they must spend some time growing crops like okra, tomatoes, maize, cassava and pepper to supply the college refectory.
 
Description of the well dedication:  About 20 people attended the well dedication ceremony. A short presentation was shared by Pastor Joseph Kpebu, who encouraged the people to show the love of Jesus towards each other. He admonished the gathering to take good care of the facility so that many can benefit.


Hygiene Lecture: After the dedication, Pastor Nadabo gave a hygiene lecture for those present at the well site. He talked to them about the need to take good care of the well and its environment. They were also encouraged to store their drinking water in a clean container at home after fetching from the bore well. They were all happy and excited about the information.
 
Expressions of appreciation by the villagers:

Pastor Joseph Kpebu of Solid Rock Baptist College: : "On behalf of the leadership and students, I thank you for your kind gesture to the Solid Rock Baptist College. We appreciate this gift very much. This will surely help minimize the expenditure we make on water. God bless you and the kind donor for this wonderful facility. We really appreciate this provision of good water!"

Aponsah Susanna Adjoa, beneficiary:  "God bless you for this wonderful work done for the college. In fact, this will go a long way to help those of us here in the college and those that will follow. Thanks you for coming to our aid with this facility. We are thankful to you. God bless you!"

Kenneth Adomako Bright, beneficiary:  "God bless you for providing the college with potable water. We are very pleased to have this facility. We appreciate it and ask God's blessing upon you for the help you have given us. Thank you!"
 
 
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updated December 15, 2015