Giving Update: AIC Mbau Secondary School

October, 2019

A year ago, your generous donation helped AIC Mbau Secondary School in Kenya access clean water – creating a life-changing moment for Esther Wanja. Thank you!

Giving Update: AIC Mbau Secondary School

The students and teachers at AIC Mbau Secondary School are happy to have welcomed the rain tank constructed a year ago. They are utilizing available water resources well and their living standards have been improved as a result of the project.

“The water tank project has enabled us to have unlimited access to clean water while in school – something which had never happened before as there were numerous water challenges,” said 13-year-old student Esther Wanja.

“The availability of clean water in school has created a conducive learning environment for the school and everyone is happy.”

The school community is no longer buying water from boozers and local vendors as the water tank has been providing for all water needs ranging from cooking, cleaning, and watering trees.

“The problem of [a] water shortage within our school has been completely solved by the implementation of this water tank which has been providing us with enough water for the last year,” said Deputy Principal John Mbuto.

“Money which was initially spent on buying water is now being saved and will be channeled towards academic-related activities such as the construction of new classes and equipping of the library and laboratory.”

The school laboratory now enjoys a constant supply of water which is aiding in conducting experiments and cleaning of lab apparatus.

A handwashing culture has developed among students after the hygiene and sanitation training and also the availability of unlimited water, which is aiding in the washing of hands before meals and after visiting latrines.

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