On March 9, 2023, the Rotary Club of St. Andrew, in partnership with the University District Rotary Club (UDRC) of Seattle, Washington, Rotary International and other partners, handed over a new solar-powered well water system. The system is the first step in developing potable water for the area. The football/cricket field receives water through the installed irrigation system.

The well water system is named after the founder of Boys’ Town, Father Hugh Sherlock. Patrons from as far as Washington State in the United States ensured their presence for the dedication. Emotional speeches and spiritually led anecdotes flowed freely as patrons expressed the importance of Boys’ Town in their lives.

The second stage of the Well project will provide potable water to serve over 3,000 individuals daily. The Primary & Infant School HEART Programme (Vocational training programme) will receive water because of this system. Subsequently, sports, agricultural and landscaping (irrigation water), cultural, and other educational and club activities will receive water through this system....

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