Location: Najja Sub-County, Kisimba Parish in Buikwe District.
Population: The entire village has 420 people but those to benefit most from the constructed water source are 189 people, 56% of them being children. The constructed water source is the first of its kind in the entire village.
Social Welfare: The entire village is involved in peasantry farming with hardly no viable income, the little excess of farm products are sold.
Education: The village has no primary and secondary schools, the nearest primary school is 6kms and secondary 7kms away via a river bridge.
Health: The nearest health facility is 9kms and hospital 16kms away. The water borne diseases are common in the village, especially among the many children in the village.
Benefit: The gift of the constructed water source will reduce illness, disease, and the long distances which the woman and children were walking daily to fetch water.
Watch below as the dirty, muddy water source is transformed into a clean drinking source.
It's so amazing to think that 21 kids in a small classroom in Athabasca, Alberta can change the lives of 235 kids and their families in small village in UGANDA! So proud of these children!
Each one of us can make a difference, and together we can make change - and they really proved that!!
In recognition of their hard work and big hearts, we will be presenting the class with their own GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP Certificate. Congratulations kids!... the world is a better place because YOU stepped up!