“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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Tropical High School, in the Iganga District of southeastern Uganda, received a borehole from Quench and Connect in 2020, during the pandemic. The borehole is functioning on campus, and when parents sent their children back to boarding school after three consecutive government COVID lockdowns, the enrollment nearly doubled since this school offered clean water to […]

Educational Tools

August 17, 2022

Science teaching tools at Tropical High School

students with their computers

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A new borehole was drilled in the Spring on the campus of St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary School in the Nebbi District of northwestern Uganda. The local community is largely peasant farmers, who have little income. The school was opened five years ago in an old church to give parents an alternative to another school in […]

Borehole Wells

August 17, 2022

New borehole at St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary School Akanyo

students pumping water from borehole

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Typically, Uganda has two good rainy seasons and farmers can easily grow food.  In the past two years, this has changed.  People in some regions in Uganda are struggling right now with supplies of food and rising costs of crops such as maize and beans.  We are hearing of the troubles particularly from our schools […]

Uganda News

August 17, 2022

Food insecurity in Uganda

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At the end of last year, a new borehole was drilled on the campus of Rwantsinga High School in the Mbarara district in southwestern Uganda. There are 658 students boarding at this school and studying at both O and A Levels. Unlike some schools, Rwantsinga High School owns the land for the campus buildings. Head […]

Borehole Wells

April 26, 2022

New borehole at Rwantsinga High School

students pumping water from borehole

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A new borehole was drilled in the Fall last year on the campus of PAG Secondary School in the Soroti District of central Uganda. The local community is semi-urban, although most of the parents sending their children to study are peasant farmers. Since the Head Teacher applied to us for a borehole, the enrollment has […]

Borehole Wells

April 26, 2022

New borehole at PAG Secondary School

students at borehole