West Bengal, India
This well is located in Hedodanga, a village close to Shantiniketan, about 225 kilometers northwest of Kolkata, India. The village is a tribal village inhabited by members of the Santal tribe. There are 58 homes in the village and our well serves the need of about 300 people. Most of the men and women from the village are employed as day laborers in tilling agricultural land or at nearby construction sites earning about $2 to $3 a day.