Manual drilling with the SHIPO drill & installation of a rope pump
A video with a drilling method called "SHIPO drill" as used in Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique. Over 3000 wells have been drilled with this option for wells of 20 to 48 meters deep. Combined with a Rope pump cost of a system is 600 - 1200 US$ depending depth, casing etc.
The SHIPO drill method is one of the SMARTechs disseminated by SMART centres. It is a combination of sludging and percussion. It can also be combined with jetting by using a simple engine pump. The drill set is produced with local skills and materials and a drill set for well to 40 m deep cost around 1000 US$. To become a good driller with this technology takes an average of 2 times 2 weeks training and follow up 1 or 2 times.