2024 Funding & Water Drilling Needs

UTAP AFRICA Detailed breakdown of how the funds will be allocated:

  • Borehole drilling machines and equipment: $190,000.00
    1.
    Purchase of high-quality borehole drilling machines: $140,000.00
    2.
    Acquisition of necessary tools and equipment for the drilling process: $30,000.00
    3.
    Transportation costs for machines and equipment to project sites: $20,000.00
  • Surveying of sites and community engagement: $10,000.00
    1.
    Conducting site surveys to identify optimal locations for borehole installation: $5,000.00.
    2.
    Community engagement activities, including meetings and discussions with residents to gain their input and involvement: $5,000.00.
  • Material & Accessories cost: $120,000.00
    Procurement of materials necessary for efficient borehole operation, such as:
    1.
    Solar panels and accessories: $60,000.00
    2.
    Pipes, pumps, and fittings: $30,000.00
    3.
    Concrete and construction materials: $20,000.00
    4.
    Miscellaneous materials: $10,000.00
  • Ground Water Probing Equipment’s cost: $10,000.00
    Purchase of specialized equipment to enhance drilling operations, including:
    1.
    River G3 System – Groundwater Detector: $7,500.00
    2.
    Other necessary plant equipment: $2,500.00
  • Training of locals and staff: $10,000.00
    1.
    Community mobilization efforts to educate residents on water hygiene and sanitation practices: $3,000.00.
    2.
    Training sessions for local community members on borehole maintenance and management: $5,000.00
    3.
    Training for new staff on using newly acquired drilling machines: $2,000.00.
  • Drilling and mechanizing of 6 boreholes in the North-East region of Ghana: $80,000.00
    1.
    Contracting drilling and mechanization services for installing boreholes in each of the six target communities: $80,000.00
  • Contingency fund: $40,000.00

    Reserves are set aside to address unforeseen circumstances or additional expenses during project implementation, ensuring smooth progress and timely completion.

Shandong Wogong Technology Co., Ltd, China ($120,000.00)

Watertec 40 water well drilling rig 8 x 8 truck mounted ($160,000.00)
Dando Drilling International, United Kingdom ($160,000.00)