Townsend high school is a girls’ only school established in 1950. It is for both boarding and day scholars. Currently it has forty-five teachers and one thousand and forty eighty learners. It has twenty-two school development workers. It is a government school located just three kilometres from the Bulawayo Central Business District.
In one year, this installation gives a solar yield of 30.63 MWh and is responsible for the avoidance of 10592.50 kilograms of CO2 emissions.