The 2012 Marion Medical Mission Team installed 2,575 shallow wells with a total of 2,754 completed by the end of the year.  The wells included over 500 in Tanzania and 500 in Zambia with the rest in Malawi.

This year we still had some issues consistently getting diesel fuel – but not nearly as bad as last year.   We were better prepared to store, handle and filter the fuel so we did not have the vehicle damage from bad fuel we had last year.   The biggest change this year was that we began using a new electronic data collection system, based on hand-held Android devices with software developed by Hayden Boyd.  We were very pleased with the minimal problems encountered with it and it really will reduce the workload on the accountants tabulating the results and paying the builders as a result.  It also gives us a wealth of data we can use to make more improvements in our ongoing programs.

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE ABOUT OUR 2012 TRIP FROM SOME OF OUR VOLUNTEERS

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Team One:
Rear – from left to right:
Bob Rose, Hayden Boyd, Ken Manwaring, Chelsea Rose, Karen Dragano, Doug Meyer, Dan Kingery
Middle – from left to right:
Jesse Dimmock, Carol Nussbaumer, Carol Rose, Steve Teksten, Tom Dragano, Jocelyn Logan, Tim Exley, Wade Halva
Front – from left to right:
Tom Logan, Mr. Khosa, Daniel Doshier, Ellen Doshier, Meg Presley, Jordan Banda, Jim Nussbaumer

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Team Two:
Rear – from left to right:
Allen Hughes, Charles Lewis, Bob Koster, Dale Stanley, Ed Hoke, Marty Wilson, Joel Magee
Middle – from left to right:
Doug Kee, Paul Adams, DiAnne Hughes, Betty Samelson, Jack Allison, Meg Presley, Max Martini, Saul Huber, Jesse Dimmock, Carol Nussbaumer, Jim Nussbaumer
Front – from left to right:
Jocelyn Logan, Tom Logan