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China’s 500 Borehole Project Tapped Its Final Well in Zimbabwe

It took almost ten years to drill 500 boreholes in a China Aid-funded project to deliver badly-needed water to communities throughout Zimbabwe.

The project drilled its final borehole in the southern Gwanda Township on Saturday marking the end of an initiative that started in 2012. The China Jiangxi Corporation, a Chinese construction company that operates predominantly in anglophone Africa, did the drilling that sometimes went as deep as 75 meters to reach the water table.

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