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Ken-Ton students join forces for international mission

Posted at 5:43 PM, Jun 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-19 17:45:50-04

TOWN OF TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WKBW) — Students at Edison Elementary School have 14,000 reasons to smile.

The young students raised more than $14,000 to build a water well in Burkina Faso in Africa.

Second graders at the Ken-Ton school were inspired after reading the book, The Water Princess.

Each grade then set out to contribute $2,000 to the school's goal by hosting a wide range of events and smashing Edison's original goal of $10,000 ... Congratulations!