Women bear the responsibility of collecting water for their families,
a task that typically takes hours of their day. Many villages in
Malawi do not have wells, so women must either walk long
distances to a stream, lake, or river or to a village that has a
There are over 7,500 broken wells scattered throughout
rural Malawi. Our well restorations have resulting in many people
coming to Christ in evangelistic outreaches in the villages where
well repair have taken place.
October 2011 George attended well school in Texas. This
training equips him to not only do repair wells but to
hand-drill wells where there is no electricity and without
expensive well drilling equipment. He learned an ancient
Chinese technology for well drilling that enables him to
go into virtually any village and, with a simple rig and
local manual labor, hand drill a well.
Our well school students at the Bible Institute will learn
both well repair and well drilling. We anticipate the
result to be a wide open door for the Gospel as students
use this technology to meet a critical need for clean water
in the villages.