Fresh, clean water in sufficient quantity for daily living is transforming in many parts of the world. Nowhere is this more true than in Africa. Eleven years ago the Parish of St. Bartholomew’s Church initiated the funding for a water project in Kenya, forty miles east of Nairobi and 100 miles south of the Equator. The project hoped to drill a well and discover water for a community of roughly 3500 people. 90% of such projects fail. How did things go? Parishioner Richard Bayles tells us.