Ker Ngornyan Pump Repair Project – The Gambia

Ker Ngornyan Pump Repair Project – The GambiaLocation

Ker Ngornyan, North Bank Region, The Gambia

Community Description
Ker Ngornyan is a small village of about 400 people on the main road. The people are farmers who mostly grow groundnuts, coos, and sesame. Some people are keeping livestock including cows. At least two farmers are making good efforts in tree planting.

The main pump for drinking water in the village is non-functional.

Project Description

This project is to repair the main pump by replacing the broken parts, including the piston fittings.

Ker Ngornyan Pump Repair Project – The GambiaThis is a routine job performed by a local craftsman. The parts are known collectively as a “repair kit”, and are sourced locally.

Project Impact

400 people will benefit from this project.

Peace Corps Volunteer Directing Project

Suzanne Brewer


This is Suzanne’s 4th well project, the other 3 being:

Ker Ngornyan Pump Repair Project – The GambiaAccess to clean water is being restored to this village. This is a great example of how a tiny investment can make a tremendous difference in the lives of a large number of people.

Dollar Amount of Project


Donations Collected to Date


Dollar Amount Needed

$0.00 – This project has now been fully funded, through the generosity of Adam Brewer of Bangor, ME, USA.

We encourage others to continue to donate using the Donate button below, and we will notify Peace Corps Volunteer Suzanne Brewer of your donation. Additional funds will be used to fund the next project by Suzanne and/or those of her counterpart PCVs in The Gambia.

This project has been finished. To read about the conclusion of the project, CLICK HERE.