Dig a well to combat water scarcity | EkPlateBiryani


We observe an insane amount of charity work being carried out currently. Yet, there are still some areas of the world that face challenges in everyday life due to a lack of necessities. Apart from this, there are regions in the world that have been left in shambles due to war and conflict.

The most challenging aspect of living in areas with a scarcity of necessities is the lack of water. As you all know, one can not carry on with their life smoothly in the absence of clean drinking water or an abundant supply of water at all. This is what drives Ekplatebiryani for digging wells in areas with water shortages.

How does digging a well help?

The fundamental goal behind digging wells is to provide people residing in water-scarce areas with clean water naturally. It is a well-known fact that 72% of the earth is covered in water, yet of the population living in inhumane conditions has a necessity like water completely out of reach. If these numbers were not enough to shock you to the core, read on.

Another study revealed that over one billion children globally lack a sufficient supply of water for proper sanitation hence they are vulnerable to a number of lethal diseases. This is why Ekplatebiryani prioritizes the issue of water scarcity and works towards alleviating it by digging wells in water-scarce areas.

For years your generous donations have helped us to dig wells in various areas of Pakistan and Bangladesh in order to cope with the water shortage. Moreover, stats reveal that Ekplatebiryani has provided more than 115 Water-deprived areas with accessing clean water solutions in the past 10 months.

You can support the provision of easy access to clean water for the people of Thar and Rohingya by donating to Ekplatebiryani. Come forward and donate effortlessly from the comfort of your home, Ekplatebirynai will make sure all your donations are spent at the right place for the right cause.

The Average Cost to Dig a Well

Ekplatebiryani makes full use of your whole-heartedly donated money for the cause it was donated for. Here is a brief breakdown of expenses that are required in order to dig a well. Go through the overview given below of how Ekplatebiryani utilizes your donations to provide people residing in water-scarce areas with water.

Digging residential water well takes $25 to $65 on average. However, digging and installing a proper operational well system costs anywhere from $3750 to $15,000. The total cost is determined by the well’s depth and diameter.

Now that you have an idea of how much it takes to dig operational water well. Come forward and join hands with Ekplatebiryani to increase the construction of wells in underprivileged areas.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can you manually dig a well?

One can easily dig a well manually with simple tools such as a pick and a shovel. This method was one of the most popular and widely used in older times. However, with advancements wells are being dug with the help of machinery as manual digging is time-consuming and it takes a lot of labor.

2. How deep should a well be for drinking water?

An average depth for digging a well with the intent of accessing drinking water is 100 feet. Moreover, digging well at least 100 feet will allow maximum ground filtration and will significantly remove impurities from the groundwater.

3. Is digging well worth it?

Digging a well in water-scarce areas is absolutely worth it. This is because a well with an average depth is good enough to provide you with water for personal use daily. Moreover, even if the water supply provided by the well is not enough to meet your daily needs you will have access to extra water naturally.

4. Can I dig a well myself?

Digging well by yourself requires a lot of hard work, but you can get the job done with a few tools.


Now that you have resolved your queries regarding why it is important to dig a well, it is time for you to bring a positive change in society by joining hands with Ekplatebiryani. You can play your part and become a beacon of hope for helpless people and children. Just imagine, a quarter of your monthly income is enough to save a child\’s life somewhere by the provision of water, and this way you will get sadaqah jariyah.

Doesn’t this realisation push you to donate generously? So what is holding you back? Click on the donate button and donate whatever amount is feasible for you to improve the living conditions of billions of people living in destitute areas.


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