Kenya Clean Water Project

Thomas Rice and Julie Hornsby are studying Civil Engineering at Vanderbilt University and their senior design project involves designing a rainwater catchment and filtration system with a solar pump for a school/orphanage in Mbita, Kenya called Christ's Gift Academy (CGA). 
The two students are hoping to travel to the school over winter break to work directly with school officials and get a better understanding of the site.
The area where CGA is located is known for having extended dry periods that put a heavy strain on their limited water resources. 
With this, a trip to Mbita would allow Thomas and Julie to produce a design that encompasses all of CGA's water needs while ensuring that their team's end product would help the school for years to come.

CGA's website:
  • Jennifer Hutton 
    • $100 
    • 45 mos
  • Lopez Family 
    • $100 
    • 46 mos
  • Lori Troxel 
    • $50 
    • 46 mos
  • Jacqueline Chirdo 
    • $100 
    • 46 mos
  • Kathryn Upton 
    • $20 
    • 46 mos
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Julie Doherty 
Nashville, TN
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