Karnataka: A 17-Year-Old Boy Single-Handedly Digs A 55-Foot-Deep Well For His Mother

The Logical Indian

April 26th, 2016

Source & Image: The Hindu

A 17-year-old boy from Settisara village in Sagar taluk, Karnataka, has single-handedly dug a 55-feet-deep open well to reduce the hardship of his mother, who had to travel to the public well to fetch water every day after returning home from work.

Every household with decent income in  the locality have their own well dug in the backyard, but due to poverty, Pavan Kumar’s family could not afford one.

Pavan saw his mother, who works at a printing unit in Sagar, fetching water every day from local well that was half a kilometre away. Seeing her hardship, Pawan decided to help her by finding  a permanent solution to her woes. Thus he dug the well at the backyard of his house.

After seeking advice from a local hydrology expert, Pavan started digging the well in February 26 and in April 20 he finished digging it all by himself in just 45 days. He took a break in between for giving his pre-university exam. The family could not afford any labourers to do this work.

Pawan is very happy for his achievement now, as his mother does not have to go elsewhere to bring water.

Share your thoughts..

Related Stories

Water Crisis

With A Single Email, He Solved A 7-Months-Long Water Crisis In His Hometown

Four Bahu Dug A Well

Barrenness Snatched Happiness From A Family; Four ‘Bahu’ Dug A Well In Desert Land

Army Carries Dead Mother

Soldier Carries His Mother Over 30 Km In 10-Foot Deep Snow To Perform Last Rites

From Being An Onion Farmer In Maharashtra’s Drought-Stricken Farms To The Waters Of Rio Olympics

My Story: My Mom Dropped Out Of School To Help Grandma Financially & Started Selling Idlis At The Age Of 10

My Story: This Is My Way Of Expressing Gratitude To All Those Single Mothers For Giving Their Children A Better Life

Latest on The Logical Indian

My Social Responsibility

He Is Spending 40% Of His Salary To Run A School For The Children Who Cannot Afford Quality Education

News

Honor-Killing: Death Sentence To 6 Including Father-In-Law For Murdering A Dalit Engineering Graduate

My Social Responsibility

This Tribal Village Is On A Mission To Become The First English Literate Village Of India With The Help Of Their Local Language

News

Why Is The Transgender Community Upset About The Transgender Bill?

News

Delhi, Gujarat Tops The List For Counterfeit Currency; Read To Know More

Awareness

Restaurants To Face Jail, Fine For Selling Mineral Water Above MRP: Centre To Supreme Court