New Well in Uganda #613


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Wells for Masindi / Jinga Uganda

Planned Water Point

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Status: 

This project is in the early stages of site selection and initial construction preparation.

During this phase, teams are working to ensure that the community is mobilized and ready for the work to commence. They may be working with them to gather supplies, prepare the site or organize a local water committee to oversee the project in the long term.

We will post specific details about the project, including locations, as they are made available by our partners.



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Wells for Masindi / Jinga Uganda


Project Type: Dug Well and Hand Pump
Project type subject to change prior to completion based on community needs and geographical and hydro-geological limitations.

Together with our partner, The Water Trust, we're currently developing sources of clean water, along with sanitation facilities and hygiene education in the rural parts of Masindi and Jinga Districts in Uganda.

Since starting work in April 2008, The Water Trust has completed over 60 projects serving near 20,000 people with clean water and improved sanitation and hygiene.





Country Details

Uganda

Population: 27 million
Lacking clean water: 36%
Below poverty line: 37%

Partner Profile

The Water Trust partners with rural communities in Uganda to establish and sustain access to safe water and healthy, clean environments for children to survive infancy and develop to their potential. The Water Trust’s program approach emphasizes community empowerment to enable the community to lead and sustain improvements in water, sanitation, hygiene, and general management of environmental health risks.