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Project information

Borehole for Aim Hai School

The School and its neigbours now suffer from intermittant water supply from the overloaded town system. A borehole would solve the problem.

September 2017 - December 2017

Charity information: Aim Hai Trust

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  • Need


    Aim Hai School is located in the rapidly expanding town of Bomang'ombe in Hai District. The existing water supply comes from Mt. Kilimanjaro but is no longer sufficient. It would be an expensive and long term project to expand the existing system.


    The quickest route to a regular supply to enhance the town system is to sink a borehole. Test bores have been done and cost estimates have been obtained

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    To provide constant supply of water to Aim Hai School and its neighbours from a new borehole


    » To raise funds for the sinking of a borehole in the School grounds, supplying a pump and pipework to a storage tank
    » to extend the supply of water to neighbouring properties if the supply allows

    What success will look like

    When there is proven continuous supply of water

  • Impact


    The water supply will greatly assist hygiene through supply to toilets and wash basins; will ease food preparation and washing up; will assist in teaching eg in the science lab, art projects


    There are two major risks that have been considered. First, that the borehole is not properly constructed and may collapse after a short while; mitigation through use of an experienced contractor, and checking of specification by qualified water engineer.
    Second, that the water supply is short lived; mitigation through seeing the success of other boreholes in similar gound conditions in the area.


    Via website and annual newsletter to donors, plus letters to specific donors.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £6,500

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      Amount Heading Description
      £6,500 construction estimate for sinking borehole, installing pump and pipework to storage tanks

    Current Funding / Pledges

    Source Amount
    Private donor £4,000 Guaranteed
  • Background


    Aim Hai Pre- & Primary School in Bomang'ombe, Hai District, Kilimanjaro Region, in northern Tanzania


    The children, teachers and other staff at the School, neighbouring property owners and occupants and the community in general

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    We have a good and long-standing relationship with our Tanzanian partners at Aim Hai School. The Executive Director of the School will oversee the implementation of the project. He will work in liaison with Aim Hai Trust regarding the provision of finance for the project.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.


    Marian Jacobs, Secretary And Trustee Of Aim Hai Trust

    Liaison with the School and the water engineer and reporting to the Trust

    Harold Shangali

    Executive Director of the School and projec manager for this project