Saving Lives One Well at a Time

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Photo Courtesy of Chris Usher

I live in an awesome state. To the west of me are the Appalachian Mountains and to the east of me lies the Atlantic Ocean. In between you'll find, the Chesapeake Bay, full of hearty Blue Crabs and oysters. In its rolling hills, you'll find vast farms and horse stables. But the people like horse-breeder Ken Wood, is what really makes me proud to call myself a Marylander.

Ken, a 66-year old businessman from Denton, Maryland, has found his new life calling - bringing water to thousands of villagers in Ghana. As the owner of Lifetime Well Drilling, Ken says, "it was an opportunity, a gift from God" that pointed him toward the people of Ghana and their daily struggle for clean water.

Ken has visited Ghana more than 15 times and he and his team have successfully drilled 460 wells, each one, a life-changing mission. It's no wonder he was given the nickname, "Chief Living Water."

Watch the video and read Ken's Story. Be inspired, as I was, by this one Maryland man, making the difference in lives half way around the globe.

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