The Village Drill

WHOlives.org and A Better Drill Inc.

The Village Drill is a human-powered drill designed for drilling boreholes to create access to water in rural low-income communities. The Village Drill can create boreholes up to 20cm diameters and 80 meters deep, and can easily be disassembled for transport and re-use.

Product description

The Village Drill is a human-powered drill designed for drilling boreholes to create access to water in rural low-income communities. The Village Drill can create boreholes up to 20cm diameters and 80 meters deep, and can easily be disassembled for transport and re-use.

Target region(s)

All developing nations: All of Africa, South and Central America, Asia, Pacific Islands. ^Interview ^with ^representative

Distributors/implementing organizations

The Village Drill technology is distributed through WHOlives.org and A Better Drill Inc. Implementing organizations include World Vision, Samaritan Purse, WHOlives.org. ^Interview ^with ^representative

Market suggested retail price
Competitive landscape

Diesel powered portable drill rigs, Hand digging, Eijkelkamp hand-auger drill kits

Target user(s)

Village communities, schools, religious institutions, NGOs, entrepreneurs and health clinics without access to safe water.

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