Weʼre raising £5,000 to provide solar power and clean water to Numwa school in Zimbabwe.
- Cambridge, UK
- 11 days to go
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In rural Zimbabwe, Numwa primary and secondary school and their surrounding communities have been without an electricity supply for months. The loss of their electricity supply has created a water crisis, as electric borehole pumps are without power.
Erratic and depleted rainfall has caused chronic drought in Zimbabwe for the last few years, leaving hydroelectric dams dry. After months of power rationing, the electricity supply to Numwa was finally switched off completely in November 2019. Fuel and transport prices in Zimbabwe are escalating and running generators is not feasible for rural communities.
We are raising funds to buy 25 solar panels, which will:
- Power the borehole pump, supplying clean water to the primary, secondary school and the surrounding community.
- Provide lighting to the school classrooms.
- Provide a power supply to the teacher's houses.
For further information see the Sustainable Schools - Africa page on www.globalgood.blog/.
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Mar 10, 2020
Proud to be supporting Zoe's work on the solar panel fund.
Feb 25, 2020
Such a worthy cause. Mama T xx
Feb 7, 2020
Go Girl! With some help we can do this! Great Project!
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