A Year Later: Clean Latrines, Timely Meals, and Better Concentration

October, 2021

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A Year Later: Clean Latrines, Timely Meals, and Better Concentration

“Before the construction of the water tank here in school, we were served with very little water for our personal uses such as bathing, washing our uniforms, and performing our duties of cleaning the classrooms, latrines, and dormitories. We encountered very many challenges to acquire clean drinking and at times the water bowsers would really delay in delivering the water to school. As a result, our school programs were often delayed. Our lunch was served late and at times, as the boarding students, we had to walk to the river to fetch water, which was very exhausting and time-consuming. We also were not used to washing our hands because the school did not have enough water.
“Getting water now is very easy. We are served with enough water for our personal uses such as drinking, cleaning of the school facilities and for our agricultural projects. There is no more time-wasting by getting out of class to walk to the water sources in search of water because it is readily available at the school water tank. The handwashing points are always filled with water, so the students can wash their hands with clean water and prevent themselves from contracting any diseases. Additionally, all our meals are prepared on time.
Personally, I have managed to concentrate a bit more on my studies than I used to before. Hygiene and sanitation practices (personally and generally) have really improved in the past year since we are being served with ample water for use. Now, we learn in clean classrooms and our latrines are also washed on a daily basis enabling the environment to be conducive for learning.”

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