Chinnetipakkam ST Village, Tamil Nadu, India

‘I am P.HASHINI D/O RAJA of Chinnetipakkam ST Village privileged to thank and greet NEWS NGO, DROP4DROP U.K. and COLICCI, for a Deep Borewell fitted with an Electrical Motor and a 2000 Liters Overhead Tank to our village. Water is one of the most essential things in our lives, but it remained a dream to us. We developed great happiness when NEWS NGO came to our village and made the survey. It was great surprise for us and as we never dreamt that we would be getting a clean water source, especially nearer to our houses. We made many attempts with the local village authorities and, due to lack of funds and poor policies, we could not avail the adequate water source. All these years, we were depend on local lake water for our daily domestic use. We convey our sincere gratitude to DROP4DROP U.K. for supporting the project through NEWS NGO. Our children convey their sincere regards for your support and they are able to take bath and keep themselves in a hygienic manner.’

P. Hashini, Community Member

This project was undertaken as part of our campaign of projects that actively reduce carbon emissions. This project helped the community save their much needed wood which was previously being burnt daily to boil water. This project has also eliminated the many thousands of hours previously spent on walking to collect water.