Virendra finds water 


In the part of rural India that Project Mala works, a number of essential items we all take for granted in the west are not available.  One such item is running water.  All of our schools rely upon hand pumps, but finding water for the hand pumps is a problem. 


It has been particularly difficult to find water at Turkahan School where two wells have been dry.  When the drilling engineers had no more suggestions, up stepped Virendra, who, using a coconut as a water diviner, detected water and sure enough at 300 ft down water came gushing out.




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Robin Garland

Project Mala

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 Virendra divining for water at Turkahan

Water Drilling

The drilling machine

Water drilling 3
The coconut turns to signify water below