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Well Project in Edumasah, Eastern Region, Ghana
Operation Blessing International - Living Water Projects: Ghana
  • Dedication: June 27, 2013
  • Village: Edumasah, New Dwaben Municipal Assembly District, Eastern Region
  • Plaque Inscription: Sponsored by small beginnings BIG RESULTS
    In Memory of Mrs. Mable L. Fuery
  • Approximate population of the village: 800
  • Number of beneficiaries of this project: 600
  • Closest water source before this project: In the past, villagers collected water from a bole hole located over 2 miles away in another village. They would walk to the bole hole on a daily basis.
Descripton of the Project:  A new well was constructed by the Living Waters team. They installed the well using concrete cement and a 38 ft pipe. A new Nira pump was provided to dispense water. The well produces clean, potable water.

Descripton of the village & people:  The people of Edumasah are peasant crop farmers. They grow plantains, maize, cocoa, cassava, and pawpaw. They also do some small trading. Their houses are well built and the roads are decent. The village has electricity, a clinic, a school, and a church to serve them. The villagers are primarily Christian.
Description of the well dedication and Salvations:  About 60 people attended the dedication ceremony. The gospel was preached from the book of John 3:16, "For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life." The villagers were encouraged to give their lives to Jesus Christ, who died for us all. 15 people made decisions for the Lord. They were prayed for and also advised to attend a Bible believing church.
 
Expressions of appreciation:

Hon. Stephen Baokyeyiadom: Assemblyman :  "I would like to say Thank You to the donors for helping us in our time of need. On behalf of my community, I say a very big thanks to CBN for this relief. We have suffered, in need of clean drinking water. I wrote to the assembly requesting that they intervene in our situation, but to no avail. I heard of CBN and wrote to them. They followed up with another letter, and by the grace of God this is the end result. My appreciation to CBN. May God richly bless you."

Mavis Amanor, Student, Age 8:  "I thank you very much for giving us this well. Now, I do not have to walk far to fetch water for my mother. I will have more time to rest and do my studies."

Nana Brewaa, Villager:  "All I can say is you have brought hope to our community. We thank you very much."
 
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