Kamuli girls’ boarding primary school has commissioned piped water system to address the challenges faced by girls at the school.
The school with enrolment of 1000 pupils have been using one borehole which some of the girls said it has been a major challenge to access water due to congestion.
Patience Egwipu, the school head girl noted that the students were consuming a lot of time fetching water at the borehole due to congestion at the only water source.
Gabriela Apio, the sanitary prefect at the school noted that some of the pupils used to fight at the water source noting that the commissioning of the piped water system at the school will stop the vice.
The school head teacher Ms Joy Kasana said that they have been facing a challenge of insufficient water at the school and the coming of the piped water system will ease everything noting that girls uses a lot of water to stay clean.
The archdeacon of Kamuli archdeaconry also the chairperson for school management committee Rev. Moses Kisuule Kasimizi commended the school head teacher for the broader vision of getting tap water at the school to help girls stay well at the school.
He urged other schools in the municipal area to utilize piped water.
Ronald Okoth the Natioanl water and sewerage cooperation Engineer Kamuli branch assured the water users of the safety of water only urging them to maintain the hygiene of the water containers.