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Ugandan well successfully drilled!

Posted by Steve Hall on February 13

Lobule Primary School is located in the Koboko District of Uganda. This area has a high population of refugees, both South Sudanese and Congolese. Before this intervention, these students had to walk 1.6 km multiple times per day to fetch water. Wasting time fetching water leads to missed time in the classroom. A new borehole […]

Accessible toilets for Ugandan students

Posted by Steve Hall on February 10

The goal of our implementing partner, Youth with Physical Disability Development Forum, was to construct a new toilet block at Good Samaritan Primary School that is accessible with adaptations to suit disabled children in this school, especially the wheelchair users. Here is their project completion report: The project commenced on 30th November after the school […]

Sikhendu Primary School, Kenya

Posted by Steve Hall on February 6

Sikhendu Primary School in Kenya now has access to a new source of safe, clean water thanks to the completion of their rain tank, which can collect 50,000 liters of water. They installed new latrines for students, handwashing stations, and trained students and staff on improved sanitation and hygiene practices. All of these components work […]

Race2Reduce Summit

Posted by Mitchell LeGrand on February 5

In January, students from across Minnesota gathered at the Science Museum of Minnesota for the Race2Reduce Summit. These students have been working hard to develop sustainability initiatives at their schools and in their communities to address issues they are learning about in the classroom. They were able to share with one another about the projects […]

Rainwater Catchment System a Success!

Posted by Steve Hall on February 4

Thank you for bringing safe water to ⁠Good Samaritan School, Kiwangala, Uganda! BEFORE: Good Samaritan Primary School currently has a rainwater collection tank attached to their facility, but with over 1,000 relying on it each day, its supply simply isn’t sufficient to provide adequate water for the washing, cooking, and drinking needs of the students […]

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