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    A small change with big improvements for the deaf unit at Kajaho

    Day 315

    When it Rains

    We are on a mission to help transform the deaf unit at Kajaho Primary School. These kids are far away from home, living with their peers, giving their all towards staying in school and getting a top notch education.

    Their teacher Dorothy believes in their potential. And we do too.

    Yesterday we transformed their dormitory space from a drab, dusty room to one filled with brightness and color. Today, we’re helping with a challenge they face every day – how to collect water.

    The kids of the deaf unit were used to gathering all their water during their recess time at school – they didn’t have a water pump near their classroom or dormitory. This task was taking up all their playtime, plus they had to be very careful with how much they used at home.

    Our team had an idea – why not build a water drainage and collection system at their dormitory? That way they could save their playtime for what is was meant for – playing.

    We built a rainater collection system right at the dorms, giving the kids access to water for cooking, cleaning, drinking…whatever they need, whenever they need it.

    “The kids are so happy!” said Dorothy. “They need to play. And they need water.” Now, they have both.

    This change made possible by Ibrahim Osman and Bishara Nassir.

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