Giving Update: Mwanzo Primary School

September, 2019

A year ago, your generous donation helped Mwanzo Primary School in Kenya access clean water – creating a life-changing moment for Emily Aruganja. Thank you!

Giving Update: Mwanzo Primary School

Since the installation of their water tank and other WaSH projects a little over a year ago, Mwanzo Primary School is now enjoying fresh and clean water instead of having to go across the road like they used to for fetching water from the river.

School cleanliness has improved drastically since water is now easily accessible to aid in cleaning, and students and teachers say their personal health has improved compared to last year. Deputy Head Teacher Evans Mutumbi is pleased to see and feel the changes in his school since we installed these projects.

"The pupils are now more relaxed because they can now play during break instead of using their free time to go fetch water at the river. The pupils are now contained in school throughout the day which improved learning [due to more time in class]," he told us during a recent visit.

"We no longer have cases of waterborne diseases such as typhoid and diarrhea, unlike before where you would find such cases at least every term," explained 14-year-old student Emily Aruganja.

"Our lives have improved since we are no longer endangered while crossing the road every now and then to go fetch water in the river across the road."

Teacher Mrs. Catherine Avugwe gets a drink

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