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Donation for Tree Planting Project

by fontes on 01/01/2008 No comments

In December 2007, a german company named Brenner Idustrieholz- und Späne GmbH donated a substantial amount of funds for the treeplanting project at the Katunguru Primary School. The funds are going to be spent on tools and equipment, seedlings, as well as labor in order to increase the current number of trees from around 600 to something above 3000 (depending on the rainy season). Seen on the photo (left) are nursery beds where seedlings are produced.

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Safe Drinking Water in Kazinga

by fontes on 01/12/2007 No comments

Early December 2007 the villagers of Kazinga could start to enjoy safe drinking water which they can fetch from community tap stations located within the village. Until now, the villagers had to carry the water from the near-by channel. However, the water in the channel is highly contaminated by organic material, and since firewood is scarce in the area, only few could afford to cook the water before domestic consumption. A small purification unit, operated by the newly established water committee, now ensures safe water.

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fontesSafe Drinking Water in Kazinga