It's Day 5 of the shower strike and the kids at Grisham and Hernandez middle schools can shower once more.

RELATED: Kids at two middle schools stop showering to raise money for a well in Africa

Each school set of goal of raising $3,250 for a total of $6,500 for Austin-based Well Aware. That’s the cost of getting a well that stopped working rebuilt in the village of Mbalawala, Tanzania.

The daily update at Hernandez read like this today:

Day 5 Updates ~We met (and far surpassed our goal)!!! We are at $4,169 today combined with Grisham for $11,264 ~ almost double our goal!

 

The schools will be restoring fresh water for 2,500 people.

Wonderful news for a village in Africa and for the kids at Grisham and Hernandez middle schools!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 5 Updates ~ We met (and far surpassed our goal)!!! We are at $4,169 today combined with Grisham for $11,264 ~ almost double our goal!

 

Due to the generosity of students, parents, and the community, 1,126 people will now have access to CLEAN water. That's worth celebrating - to know that we had a direct effect bettering the lives of so many!!