A boarding school in central Uganda has relied on a well and local ponds for cleaning drinking water for many years. Eden High’s 500-plus students were forced to boil the water before using it to drink, bathe or cook… until recently. Then, the firewood used to boil the water became too expensive.
The principal of the school sought alternative solutions to their water crisis. Water.org, in partnership with VAD (Voluntary Action for Development), financed a construction project for the school to build a new water purification system and storage tanks.
Read more of Water.org’s project here: Education and brighter futures