A Year Later: Mudete Primary School

December, 2018

The student garden looks great and the crops are doing well thanks to the availability of so much water in the rainwater tank.

A Year Later: Mudete Primary School

A year ago, your generous donation enabled us to construct a rainwater tank for Mudete Primary School in Kenya. The contributions of incredible monthly donors and others giving directly to The Water Promise allow our local teams to visit project sites throughout the year, strengthening relationships with communities and evaluating the water project over time. These consistent visits allow us to learn vital lessons and hear amazing stories – and we’re excited to share this one from local team member Christina Luvandwa with you.

This water tank on school grounds has enabled pupils to have easy access to clean and safe water for drinking and other chores throughout each school day.

“We do not have problems as we did in the past. We are therefore very grateful for this project,” said health teacher Robert Amiani.

Health Teacher Robert Amiani

They also started a school garden where they have planted maize and vegetables. They use excess water from the tank to water them. The garden looks great and the crops are doing well.

Construction of the tank is only one step along the journey toward sustainable access to clean water. The Water Project is committed to consistent monitoring of each water source. Our monitoring and evaluation program, made possible by donors like you, allows us to maintain our relationships with communities by visiting up to 4 times each year to ensure that the water points are safe and reliable.

This is just one of the many ways that we monitor projects and communicate with you. Additionally, you can always check the functionality status and our project map to see how all of our water points are performing, based on our consistent monitoring data.

One project is just a drop in the bucket towards ending the global water crisis, but the ripple effects of this project are truly astounding. This project at Mudete Primary School is changing many lives.

Shazeleen Kahetza shared another great example of positive change. She noted the importance of the toilets that were constructed at the same time as the rainwater tank.

Field Officer Christine Luvandwa, Robert Amiani, and Shazleen Kahetza

“The toilets have enabled us to have privacy away from the boys and we are able to keep them clean with the water from the tank,” she said.

This is only possible because of the web of support and trust built between The Water Project, our local teams, the community, and you. We are excited to stay in touch with this community and support their journey with safe water.

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