Community Development Worker’s Initiative – Papua New Guinea – Preparing for drought

A group of men and women from Papua New Guinea worked together during the 1997 drought – training, writing and demonstrating options for people desperately hungry and with gardens that were dead through fire and lack of rain. There were options for each of the communities visited. Shallow holes to dig and buckets to […]

Water Pump, acknowledging Rus Alit, Bali, and Cambodians

The water pump described here is cheap to make, easy to maintain and very, very simple. The principles making this pump work have been known for a very long time. Rus Alit of Bali, Indonesia has been a key person in developing this to ensure it is easy to make in villages. Recently […]