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