Are lost each year due to poor sanitation.


      Are saved
      by routine
      with soap.

    • 2.6 BILLION

      to basic


      More lives than
      any other

    • OUR WORK

      Aims to deliver proper sanitation to schools in Kenya, enhancing health and enabling education.


  1. Jan. 24, 2013, 11:38 p.m. | By: kowalej | In: Announcements

    Connecting Countries Featured in Renaissance Magazine

    Connecting Countries has been featured in the Winter 2012 edition of Renaissance - The Retired Teachers of Ontario Magazine. The 4 page article (which can be read below) shows how retired school teachers John Smith and Barry Hart have helped address water and sanitation issues around the world. The ...

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  2. Oct. 24, 2012, 10:28 p.m. | By: kowalej | In: Announcements

    Tackles for Toilets SILENT AUCTION - BECOME INVOLVED!!!

    Tackles for Toilets  SILENT AUCTION   Nov 1st to Nov15th ... BIDS ARE MOUNTING!!!  Pamper yourself with an elegant hotel stay or grab a Chad Owens autographed football and some CFL tickets, give the kids a day at Great Wolf Lodge. Something for everyone... IT STARTS WITH A BID. ...

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  3. Oct. 20, 2012, 2:33 p.m. | By: kowalej | In: Announcements

    Kanguu Latrine Construction Oct. 2012 COMPLETED!!!! (see new photos)

    Construction of the new boy's latrine/urinal block will replace the original wooden and unsanitary latrine block. The pit is hand dug- 30 feet deep. Cement foundation for walls are poured by hand and quarry stone walls are assembled....

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  4. Oct. 20, 2012, 10:06 a.m. | By: kowalej | In: Announcements

    Latrine Building - Kanguu Primary School, Kenya

    On September 17th, 2012, CCAAS started construction of new latrines at Kanguu Primary School in Ol Joro Orok Kenya. The construction consists of building a new latrine block and renovating existing latrines. A total of 378 Kenyan primary students will benefit from the improved sanitation facilities....

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  5. Aug. 5, 2012, 2:07 p.m. | By: kowalej | In: Partner Schools

    Russell High School Provides Hand Washing

    During the 2011-2012 school year two grade 8 classes from Russell High School, located just east of Ottawa, Ontario, wrote letters to Riverside Primary School in Kenya through the Pen Pal Program organized by CCAAS. Upon receiving return letters from Riverside Primary School, Russell's students deci...

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  6. Aug. 2, 2012, 11:03 a.m. | By: kowalej | In: Partner Schools

    Local Hamilton Schools Step in to Assist

    On June 23, 2012, CCAAS received a disturbing letter from one of our affiliated schools in Kenya called Chaka Reli Primary School. It informed us that their age old water storage container finally cracked all the way through and no longer was capable of storing water. We should note that this school...

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