Holey water: meet the man drilling for water in dry SA

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Holey water: meet the man drilling for water in dry SA

Gift of the Givers has since 2018 drilled 325 successful boreholes and is still looking for more sources of water

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Martyn Landmann travels hundreds of kilometres to bring water to drought-stricken farmers, communities and animals.

For those in need, every day that he – a borehole driller for Gift of the Givers – and the NGO team arrive is like Christmas.

Often flanking Landmann on these missions are Gift of the Givers founder Imtiaz Sooliman and their hydrologist, geologist and palaeontologist, Gideon Groenewald...

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