“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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In June, Quench and Connect wired funds to two of our project schools for computers.  Each of these schools had previously received support from Quench and Connect to set up science teaching laboratories for their students (funds awarded by the VWR Foundation, now the Avantor Foundation). The teachers at each school purchased items of small […]

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August 20, 2019

Computers for two schools in Uganda

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Recently, we received a letter from Mr. Ssewanyana Gerald, Head Teacher at Gayaza Cambridge College of St. Mbaaga, a secondary school in central Uganda that has received clean water and science teaching tools from Quench and Connect. Ssewanyana thanked Quench and Connect for health from access to clean water, and for funding for laboratory equipment, […]

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May 7, 2018

Quench and Connect-supported Secondary School Excels

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The Ministry of Education in Uganda mandates that science, mathematics and computer science must be taught in secondary school, but private schools lack the funds to buy the tools they need to teach these classes. In many cases, the class lectures are simply didactic oral lessons. Especially for subjects like biology, chemistry and physics, students […]

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April 15, 2016

Science Teaching Tools for Three Ugandan Schools

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After Quench and Connect provides a borehole to a school in Uganda, and as soon as students’ health improves, then our next goal is to work with the teachers at the schools to identify needs for tools to enhance teaching. We were fortunate late last year to receive a grant of $9465 from the VWR […]

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May 6, 2014

Science Teaching at Gayaza Cambridge College of St. Mbaaga

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In June, when we traveled to Uganda, we were able to take some teaching tools to two of the schools that Quench and Connect is supporting. After we provide a borehole to schools, and as soon as students’ health improves and they become strong and can study, then our next goal is to work with […]

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August 1, 2013

Teaching Tools for Two Secondary Schools in Uganda