A Year Later: "We Look Smart!"

November, 2021

A year ago, your generous donation helped St. Paul Waita Secondary School in Kenya access clean water – creating a life-changing moment for Grace. Thank you!

A Year Later:

According to Principal Archippus Mwinzi, life at St. Paul Waita Secondary School before the installation of their rain tank was difficult. There were both “serious water shortages” and a lot of “tension when there [was] no water among the students.”

But now? “Currently, there are no issues because water is available,” Archippus said. “Sanitation has improved.”

He also mentioned that the school’s agriculture students have benefitted greatly from the rain tank. They have been able to set up a thriving school garden.

Grace W., 18, explained how her life has changed from a year ago. “Water was a problem, especially for washing [and] doing general cleaning for the boarders on weekends. We used to scramble for water.”

“We no longer fight for water,” Grace concluded. “We also look smart because of water availability!”

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