Water for the Oppressed (WFTO) is a faith based organization that provides clean water to the impoverished people of Zambia, Africa. WFTO drills new water wells, repairs broken hand pumps, teaches a health and hygiene curriculum, and shares the Gospel through Word and deed.
We invite you to take a minute and join us as we share the process of drilling a water well in Zambia.
Water for the Oppressed is excited to announce the release of our Fall 2012 Newsletter!. We invite you to read the latest updates on our ministry in Zambia, Africa by downloading a copy of the newsletter. If you have any questions about ministry opportunities or need general information, get in touch with us.
CW was recently introduced to Bonnie Love by a long time friend and fellow well driller, David Hutson. Bonnie, editor of WorldWide Drilling Resource, and CW sat down and discussed the ministry efforts of Water for the Oppressed in Zambia. Please read the article and join us in meeting the needs of the people of Zambia.
Greetings to everyone! It has been sometime since we last updated everyone. Leslie and I arrived back in Zambia toward the end of April. Since arriving we have been busy sorting out equipment logistics/repairs and trying to get back into the swing of things. The days have been long but the Lord has blessed us with our needs and we have managed to see some light at the end of the tunnel. In May, we carried out a field survey of a sector which is in desperate need of new wells as well as hand pump repairs. This particular area has a population of 1,800 people and are served by only 2 water wells of which one has been broken for 4 years. The water wells are not sufficient so the villagers draw water from nearby streams. The streams are down grade from the capital city so sewage...
Leslie and I say thank you to all individuals, organizations, and churches who have continued to partner with Water for the Oppressed. The past sixteen months of our lives have been similar to a roller coaster ride, but in recent months we sense our lives are somewhat back to normal. The Lord has blessed us with numerous opportunities to visit local churches and share the ups and downs of life on the mission field. We simply share the story of how the Lord called regular people to serve Him by providing clean water to the people of Zambia.
In 2012, Water for the Oppressed has a goal of providing water to 45 villages in Zambia, Africa. We hope to reach 30 villages through repairing existing hand pumps which are currently broken. The hand pump repairs will enable broken boreholes...