Before Henry Shisoko Spring was protected last year, community members were often sick because of the dirty and contaminated water they collected.
"It was not good because the water was dirty and was filled with moss and insects and leaves and mud. We had to wait or sieve the water," said 13-year-old Collins O.
But now, after a year of access to clean water, things are different for community members. Not only are they healthier, but they have regained the valuable time they used to waste searching for and collecting water.
"Fetching water is easy because the water is clean, [it] flows directly from a pipe, and we can even drink it directly from the pipe," said Collins.
"[The spring] has reduced the time we spend going to get water because we no longer go to the other communities. We can also feed our cows directly as it is very clean," Collins concluded.