Water for Rural Primary Schools in Uganda

 
$1,705
$3,295
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Aug 19, 2013

Official Launching of Nezikookorima Juniour Tank

The tank which was donated
The tank which was donated

This tank was constructed at Nezikookorima Junior Primary School and it was donated by the rest of our donors namely: Scott Rowswell, Paul Robson, JIllian Johnston, Scott Rowswell, Peter Casier, K.Susanne Robson, Kristof Kessler, Giacomo Rambaldi, Kathryn Rowswell. 

The tank was officially Lanched on Thursday 04 July 2013 by I-Inteam from the Netherlands who have been volunteering with ABaCoDe. It is one of the three tanks that were constructed at three different primary schools with the utilization of the Grant secured from 2012 Winter Global Giving online Fundraising Drive as per this LINK indicate 

For all the photos taken during the launching please refer to this facebook photo album LINK

Lastly, a full tank which was donated by Patrick Murray will be launched officially very soon.

A pupil using up tank water
A pupil using up tank water
Pupils gather around the tank during launching
Pupils gather around the tank during launching
Kids using water from the tank
Kids using water from the tank
A kid is using tank water
A kid is using tank water
A kid is using tank water to wash her face
A kid is using tank water to wash her face
The donated tank
The donated tank
I-Inteam members and KIRUCODO Executive Director
I-Inteam members and KIRUCODO Executive Director
Children during the launching ceremony
Children during the launching ceremony
Aug 19, 2013

Official Launching of Kibiribiri C/U Primary Rain

The tank which was donated
The tank which was donated

The tank was donated by Lori's ladies group of Canada In memory of Russell Earnest Clarke. The tank was officially Lanched on Thursday by I-Inteam Group from the Netherlands who have been volunteering with ABaCoDe. It is one of the three tanks that were constructed at three different primary schools with the utilization of the Grant secured from 2012 Winter Global Giving online Fundraising Drive as per this LINK indicate. For all the photos taken during the launching please refer to this facebook photo album LINK

On the same day, a second tank at Nezikookorima Junior School was officially launched by the same group. The tank was support by the rest of our donors.

Lastly, a full tank which was donated by Patrick Murray will be launched officially very soon.

The kid waves after using the water from the tank
The kid waves after using the water from the tank
Kids using water from the tank
Kids using water from the tank
Kids using water from the tank
Kids using water from the tank
Kids using water from the tank
Kids using water from the tank
Community members cerebrating
Community members cerebrating
Executive Director and I-inteam washing faces
Executive Director and I-inteam washing faces
Kibiribiri pupils during the launching
Kibiribiri pupils during the launching
Mar 27, 2013

TANK CONSTRUCTION AT NEZIKOOKORIMA JUNIOR SCHOOL

Digging Base Foundation
Digging Base Foundation

One of the three tank under construction by Kikandwa Rural Communities Development Organization (KIRUCODO) at Nezikookorima Junior Primary School to help over 450 pupils access safe and clean water. The current Rain Water harvesting Tanks installations is being supported by the funds accumulated from last year's Global Giving online winter holiday Fundraising Drive(http://wp.me/pHagH-dU). Three tanks are currently being constructed at three rural schools. You can have a look at this facebook photo album to catch up with the current tank construction activities at the above mentioned school. We thank you all for your contributions and we look forward for your continued support in this regard. God Bless you.

Constructing the Base
Constructing the Base
Constructing the base
Constructing the base
Stone Graveling the base before concrete
Stone Graveling the base before concrete
Pipe installation in the base and concrete
Pipe installation in the base and concrete
Concrete being mixed in a wheel barrow
Concrete being mixed in a wheel barrow
Base being concreted
Base being concreted
Covering the base to cure for 4 days
Covering the base to cure for 4 days
Base cured and ready for wood form arrangement
Base cured and ready for wood form arrangement
Wood form arrangement on the cured base
Wood form arrangement on the cured base
Wood form installation
Wood form installation
Wire meshing the wood form before plastering
Wire meshing the wood form before plastering
Wire binding the chain ring and wire mesh
Wire binding the chain ring and wire mesh
Wire Meshing the chain ring and chicken mesh
Wire Meshing the chain ring and chicken mesh
Plastering the wire meshed wood form
Plastering the wire meshed wood form
Plastering the wire meshed wood form
Plastering the wire meshed wood form
Plastering done. Ready to cover for curing
Plastering done. Ready to cover for curing
Covering plastered tank to cure for five days
Covering plastered tank to cure for five days
School sign post
School sign post
Pupils cleaning up their school compound
Pupils cleaning up their school compound
Pupils at break time but no water to wash hands
Pupils at break time but no water to wash hands
Pupils sharing eats at break but no water to wash
Pupils sharing eats at break but no water to wash

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Mar 25, 2013

TANK CONSTRUCTION AT HOPE COMMUNITY PRIMARY SCHOOL

Digging foundation for the base
Digging foundation for the base

One of the three tank under construction by Kikandwa Rural Communities Development Organization (KIRUCODO) at Hope Community Primary School to help over 200 pupils access safe and clean water. The current Rain Water harvesting Tanks installations is being supported by the funds accumulated from last year's Global Giving online winter holiday Fundraising Drive(http://wp.me/pHagH-dU). Three tanks are currently being constructed at three rural schools. You can have a look at this facebook photo album to catch up with the current tank construction activities at the above mentioned school. We thank you all for your contributions and we lookforward for your continued support in this regard. God Bless you.

Constructing the base
Constructing the base
Stone Graveling the base before filling with conc
Stone Graveling the base before filling with conc
Installing pipes into the base
Installing pipes into the base
Installing the pipes into the base
Installing the pipes into the base
Leveling the concrete during base construction
Leveling the concrete during base construction
Covering the base for cement to cure for four days
Covering the base for cement to cure for four days
Wire meshing the base
Wire meshing the base
Wire meshing the base
Wire meshing the base
Arranging the wood form on the base
Arranging the wood form on the base
Pupils volunteering to sieve the sand
Pupils volunteering to sieve the sand
Arranging the wood form on the base
Arranging the wood form on the base
Wire meshing the wood form before plastering
Wire meshing the wood form before plastering
Covering to allow cement to cure
Covering to allow cement to cure
Time to collapse the wood form
Time to collapse the wood form
Collapsing the wood form
Collapsing the wood form
Taking away the collapsed wood form
Taking away the collapsed wood form
Taking away the collapsed wood form
Taking away the collapsed wood form
Riding away the wood form to another school
Riding away the wood form to another school
Riding away the wood form to another school
Riding away the wood form to another school
Preparing to install the top cover
Preparing to install the top cover
Wire meshing the top cover
Wire meshing the top cover
Installing the top cover
Installing the top cover
Installing the top cover
Installing the top cover
Plastering the top cover
Plastering the top cover
Covering the tank to allow the top cover cure
Covering the tank to allow the top cover cure

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Mar 22, 2013

TANK CONSTRUCTION AT KIBIRIBIRI PRIMARY SCHOOL

Digging water tank base foundation
Digging water tank base foundation

One of the three tank under construction by Kikandwa Rural Communities Development Organization (KIRUCODO) at Kibiribiri Church of Uganda Primary School to help over 350 pupils access safe and clean water. The current Rain Water harvesting Tanks installations is being supported by the funds accumulated from last year's Global Giving online winter holiday Fundraising Drive (http://www.globalgiving.org/projects/school-roofwater-storage-project-kikandwa-uganda/). Three tanks are currently being constructed at three rural schools. You can have a look at this facebook photo album to catch up with the current tank construction activities at the above mentioned school. We thank you all for your contributions and we lookforward for your continued support in this regard. God Bless you.

Water tank base foundation
Water tank base foundation
Concrete at the base foundation
Concrete at the base foundation
sieving the sand before mixing with cement
sieving the sand before mixing with cement
Constructing the base with bunt bricks
Constructing the base with bunt bricks
Constructing the base with bunt bricks
Constructing the base with bunt bricks
Constructing the base
Constructing the base
Constructing the base
Constructing the base
Stone graveling the water tank base
Stone graveling the water tank base
Pupils learning how to sieve sand
Pupils learning how to sieve sand
Mixing concrete in a wheel barrow for the base
Mixing concrete in a wheel barrow for the base
Pouring concrete on top of stone gravels
Pouring concrete on top of stone gravels
Installing drainage and outlet water pipes in base
Installing drainage and outlet water pipes in base
Assembling the Water tank form
Assembling the Water tank form
Wire meshing the wood form and plastering
Wire meshing the wood form and plastering
Wire meshing the wood form and plastering
Wire meshing the wood form and plastering
Covering after plastering to allow cement to sure
Covering after plastering to allow cement to sure
Collapsing the wood form after four days
Collapsing the wood form after four days
Working on installing the tank top cover
Working on installing the tank top cover
Working on the tank top cover
Working on the tank top cover
Shatter for the tank top cover
Shatter for the tank top cover
Working on shattering the tank top cover
Working on shattering the tank top cover
Plastering the top cover
Plastering the top cover
Plastering the tank outside
Plastering the tank outside
Covering the tank to cure for four days
Covering the tank to cure for four days

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Project Leader

Robert Kibaya

Mukono, East Africa Uganda

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Map of Water for Rural Primary Schools in Uganda