“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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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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Kilili Debo Roy is our third recipient of a university scholarship from Quench and Connect. He is now in his second year studying medicine at Makerere University in Kampala and doing very well.  When we met him in Uganda, he told us that he had just received his grades and had earned a gpa of […]

Scholarships

November 20, 2019

Gratitude from our university scholarship student

Gratitude

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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

Recent trip to Uganda

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A new borehole was drilled on the campus of Kyotera Secondary School in the Kyotera District of southeastern Uganda earlier this year (see picture below).  This school is a one of the strongest in the region, and 417 students board at the school to study at both O and A level.  Previously, these students were […]

Borehole Wells

August 20, 2019

New borehole at Kyotera Secondary School

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