Ndese SDA Primary replaced by Mary Kavine Infant School

Uganda 350 beneficiaries Mukono District

Project Complete!

Ndese SDA Primary School is a boarding and day school for 350 students and staff. The school currently uses a borehole as its main water source, which it also shares with the community and the church on the grounds. The students fetch water twice per day, a total of 50 jerry cans, and local households also fetch from this borehole. By equipping Ndese SDA Primary School and the surrounding community of Kakaala LC1 with 2 rainwater collection systems, H2O for Life will release the community from its hazardous and low water supply and ensure that the members can have reliable access to safe, clean water.
The Ugandan Water Project, our implementing partner, will erect two 10,000 liter polyethylene tanks on bases made of brick, hard core, and cement. Once cured, the crew will place the tanks on the bases and make an overflow hole in the top of each structure and attach pipes to them that will extend six inches beyond the perimeter of the bases. Crew members will also attach face boards to the roofs of the building adjacent to the tanks in order to create a suitable surface to which they can attach the gutters that will allow water to flow from the metal roofs to the tanks. Just before the outlet pipes reach the tanks, “T” joints will be inserted to create a first flush, a rudimentary filtration system that reduces the amount of debris and contaminants that enter the tanks. The crew will then construct protective walks around the tanks and first flush, as well as tap stands located slightly downhill of the tanks. The rainwater collection systems will be paired with four Sawyer Point One water filters each in order to ensure that all water collection from the tank will be safe for drinking.

Project Sponsors

June 14, 2023

Thank you for bringing safe water to Mary Kavine School

Thank you for bringing safe water to Mary Kavine Infant School, Nkokonjeru LC1 

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