Total loan: $1,075
Yudesi P. Kazo School
Kampala, Central Region, Uganda / Education
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A loan helped to purchase a water filtration system to provide clean drinking water for its students.
Yudesi P. Kazo School's story
Greetings from Uganda! This is Edward. He is the Director of Yudesi School Kazo, a mixed school in the urban area in Kazo with 820 students. Yudesi School Kazo has requested a loan to cover the cost of installing and maintaining a UV water filtration system to provide clean drinking water for its students. The school does not currently have access to consistent 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 a UV water treatment system with a 450 litre tank, which will be big enough to store clean drinking water for the students every day. Yudesi School Kazo will repay their loan from their school fees, which they collect each term. Edward ultimately hopes that having access to safe drinking water will improve his student’s 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.