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Precious’s Story

Posted by Steve Hall on January 22

Our implementing partner, Drop in the Bucket, recently drilled a well at St. Peters Primary School near Gulu, Uganda. This story focuses on a very special young student named Precious. Thanks to the following for supporting this project: – Bear-Dration, IL – Highland Community Middle School, WI – Impact Academy at Orchard Lake, MN – […]

St. Anthony Candy Cane-Grams

Posted by Steve Hall on January 22

Every day, students from Patrivia Primary School in Uganda make the long walk to a protected shallow well and wait half an hour in line to collect water more than a kilometer away from their classrooms. Despite how time consuming and difficult this process is- students must walk along a steep slope through dense vegetation […]

Jackson Middle School 6th Graders Exceed Their Goals!

Posted by Mitchell LeGrand on January 15

The 6th grade class at Jackson Middle School focused their first trimester on the idea that water is a global commodity and that all people deserve to have access to clean water. As part of this trimester theme, H2O for Life went to visit Jackson in early November to talk with them about the Global […]

Borehole well in Tanzania - Itwaga Primary School

Posted by Steve Hall on January 13

Itwaga Primary School is in Mgama village, Iringa rural district about 55 kilometers from Iringa town. The current school population is 225 girls, 219 boys and 7 teachers/staff members. BEFORE: The school has a very challenging situation with no access to safe, clean water. Their current water sources are the river which is 2 kilometers […]

WASH intervention for Kenyan school

Posted by Steve Hall on January 9

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

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