“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”
 --- Margaret Mead

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This is a private school located in the western part of Uganda in the Kagadi District. Daily life is a struggle in this region of the country.  Previously the students at this school had to wade into a contaminated pond to fetch their drinking water.  Now, with funds donated by Christine Gupta and Family from […]

Borehole Wells

November 20, 2019

New borehole at Rugashali Parents Secondary School

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In the Rakai District of southeastern Uganda, villages are very poor and water is scarce.  School facilities are very minimal.  The 300 students at this school received a borehole this year and no longer have to drink contaminated water (see the picture).  Funds for this borehole were donated by the McFadden Family of Omaha NE.  […]

Borehole Wells

November 20, 2019

New borehole at Glory of Christ Secondary School

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A new borehole has been constructed at Bujuuku Secondary School in the Mpigi District near Kampala.  Funds for this borehole were provided by a Global Grant from Rotary International led by Rotarian Charles Weber of the Rotary Club of Dubuque IA, with Quench and Connect as Strategic Partner.  This school is in a very poor […]

Borehole Wells

November 20, 2019

New borehole at Bujuuku Secondary School

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Otumbari Secondary School is located in northern Uganda in the Arua District.  305 students board and study at this school.  The borehole is shared by members of the local community and thus promotes good will with members of the village.  The picture shows some of the students at their new borehole.  The wooden structures protect […]

Borehole Wells

November 20, 2019

New Borehole at Otumbari Secondary School

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In late October, photographer Helena Hessle and I went to Uganda.  We travelled over 1800 kilometers throughout the country to visit eight schools that have received boreholes and teaching tools from Quench and Connect in the past year.  We saw the new boreholes and science labs and computer facilities that have been set up with […]

Borehole Wells

November 20, 2019

Recent trip to Uganda