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UGANDA CLEAN WATER PROJECT

$1,790 of $15,000 goal
Given by 3 generous donors in around 11 months

Help us provide clean, safe drinking water for a school in Uganda

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Over the past few months the Dugdale Charitable Trust has built a number of new school buildings for the David Tyler Nursery and Primary School in Uganda.

This school will initially cater for around 300 children, including a number of orphans who would not otherwise be able to receive an education.

There is an urgent need to provide clean safe drinking water with either a water bore or water storage tanks.

The photo shows a village home and the typical yellow jerry can that is used for collecting and storing water.

Please click on the photo and watch the video to see how the children currently collect water from a contaminated and unsafe water hole. It is 1.5km distance from the school and they either have to carry the cans or tie them onto the back of an old bike. Below is another short video of the school that the Dugdale Charitabele Trust funded and arranged to be built.

In New Zealand, we take for granted that we have 24 hour access to clean water for drinking, washing and showers. In Uganda, drinking unsafe water is one of the leading causes of death and disease.

We can make a difference.

Would you be willing to help us raise the $15,000 needed for this life changing project.

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Use of funds

100% of all funds donated will go towards providing a water bore. If more than the $20,000 is donated it will go towards the provision of desks or books for the new classrooms.

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Latest update

Water Project is now completed  18 July 2021

THANK YOU for all the help toward this project.

The provision of water at the David Tyler School is going to make a huge impact on the children and the community.

We provided 2 x 30,000 litre brick tanks plus 2 plastic tanks (10,000 and 5,000 litres)

In addition we have arranged for the government to run 1.5 kilometres of water pipe to connect to their supply.

The school will only use this water in the dry seasons when the tanks run dry. Mostof the time the water tanks will be filled from the roof water. We have to pay for the government supply but water can be sold to people in the community to recover some of this cost. So once again thank you.

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Latest donations

VANESSA
VANESSA on 16 Mar 2021
Best wishes with your fundraising and this project.
$100
Oxygen Property Management
Oxygen Property Management on 11 Jan 2021
$550
Oxygen Property Management
Oxygen Property Management on 02 Dec 2020
$775
Oxygen Property Management
Oxygen Property Management on 11 Nov 2020
$350
Angelina
Angelina on 03 Oct 2020
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This page was created on 24 Aug 2020 and closed on 18 Jul 2021.