Before we rehabilitated the well in Kyakaitera Kyempisi last year, community members had to travel long distances to collect water, and the water they found was often contaminated.
"We used to walk long distances to collect water, and my parents would quarrel with me each time I delayed at the water source. This also caused a lot of congestion at those water points as people struggled and fought to collect water," said 12-year-old Bernard K.
But since the well rehabilitation, things have been different, and collecting water has been made simpler.
"Getting water from this water point has been made easier since pumping is equally simplified, and this gives me ample time to concentrate on my studies and help my parents with domestic work where necessary," said Bernard.
With more time committed to studying, Bernard has made real strides forward academically.
"My plans were to excel in my academics, and this has been achieved since last term. I was one of the best students in my class," concluded Bernard.