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Well Project in Mintakrom, Eastern Region, Ghana
Operation Blessing International - Living Water Projects: Ghana
  • Dedication: August, 2012
  • Village: Mintakrom, Akiwapem North Municipal District, Eastern Region
  • Plaque Inscription: Sponsored by small beginnings BIG RESULTS
    in memory of Robert J. Carlson I
  • Approximate population of the village: 1,200
  • Number of beneficiaries of this project: 1,200
  • Closest water source before this project: Before receiving the Living Water well,
    the closest source was a stream 3 km away from the village
Descripton of the village & people: Mintakrom is a village situated on the highway from Accra to Koforidua. The people are mainly food crop farmers who produce cassava, maize, and cocoa. Their houses are built of mud bricks (adobe) and roofed with zinc sheets. There is no school in the village to serve the children, who must walk to the next village to attend classes.

Description of the well dedication & Salvations: Attendees were taken through a presentation of the Gospel and reminded of the coming of the Lord Jesus. They were advised to turn away from their old ways and surrender to the Lord. Those who made decisions to live for the Lord were prayed for and advised to fellowship with any Bible believing church of their choice. Over 90 people attended the ceremony. 16 people made decisions for the Lord.
Expressions of Appreciation:
Bleku Charles, Watsan Committee Chairman: "Indeed we are grateful to you for this wonderful gesture. You have given us easy access to good water. We no longer have to walk far away to collect our daily water for our families. Thank you very much for what you have done for us."
Etse Negble, Assemblyman for the area: "It has been a long time that we have been waiting to see such an opportunity come to our village. I thank God for making this provision available for us. May the Good Lord bless you!"
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