Total loan: $2,125
Kabwohe Sec. School
Sheema, Western Region, Uganda / Education
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A loan helped To purchase a water filtration system to provide clean drinking water for its students.
Kabwohe Sec. School's story
Greetings from Uganda! This is David. He is the Head Teacher at Kabwohe S. School, a girls' school in the Urban area of Kabwohe town in Sheema district with 800 students. Kabwohe S. School has requested a loan to cover the cost of installing and maintaining two UV water filtration systems to provide clean drinking water for its students. The school does not currently have access to consistently clean drinking water and therefore has to spend a considerable portion of its budget on firewood, which is used to boil water for the children. Installing a water filtration system will therefore save the school money in the long term as the cost of firewood will be reduced. The loan will enable the school to purchase two UV water treatment systems with 450 litre tanks, which will be big enough to store clean drinking water for the students every day. Kabwohe S. School will repay their loan from their school fees, which they collect each term. David ultimately hopes that having access to safe drinking water will improve his students' concentration and attendance, by reducing the number of children that fall sick from water-borne diseases as well as increase the number of students coming to the school.