UAE charity digs wells in Somalia

June 8th, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS  

Ajman, June 7 (IANS/WAM) A charity organisation from Ajman in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has dug up 62 wells in drought-hit areas of Somalia.

The Human Appeal International dug up the wells at a total cost of 6,30,000 dirhams (around $172,000).

The 20-metre-deep wells were fitted with the latest equipment to provide water to families dependent on agriculture and raising cattle in areas like Heran and Bai near Somali capital Mogadishu.

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