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Bluff Creek Elementary: Learn. Serve. Make an Impact!

Posted by Mitchell LeGrand on October 10, 2023

The students at Bluff Creek Elementary made a significant impact on the lives of others last year. This short video highlights the different components of their project and the impact they made in communities in Uganda and Ghana last year. We are excited to join them and the SPARK! Lab next month at their annual STEM Festival! We hope this video brings a smile to your face like it did ours.

St. Joseph’s Borehole

Posted by Steve Hall on September 26, 2023

St. Joseph’s Primary School, located in Nawankonge Village, Iganga District, Uganda, currently has 629 students (286 girls & 343 boys). The school has had a severe lack of safe water for many years, as the nearest water source was a community well that is two-thirds of a mile away. Because the well is also used […]

Borehole a Success

Posted by Steve Hall on September 26, 2023

Bulumwaki Primary School is located in the Iganga district of eastern Uganda and currently has 733 students (346 girls & 387 boys). Their typical water source had been a hand-dug well that produced no water during the dry season. This presented major challenges for the school; they urgently needed a deep borehole well to provide […]

Ongai Borehole Drilled

Posted by Steve Hall on September 26, 2023

Ongai Primary School, located in Okura Village, Nwoya District, Uganda, currently has 577 students (265 girls & 312 boys). The school has had a severe lack of safe water for many years with the nearest working well being over a mile away. The route to the water source is also alongside and requires crossing, a […]

NUMA System Installed

Posted by Steve Hall on September 25, 2023

The District Health Office had identified Mabo Kunda and Sakala as having the highest rates of waterborne illness in the district. These communities in Zambia relied on the local school’s hand pumps for water, but the pressure of so many users resulted in constant breakdowns and conflict between the schools and the communities. Many people […]

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