Raise the level of awareness on poor sanitation and high light the opportunities, benefits and challenges of ecological sanitation for Sustainable Development
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
After the community needs assessment exercise in Masaka district (Uganda), was found that the sanitary conditions were deteriorating with water pollution featuring very prominently as a result of contamination from surface built pit latrines which are typical of 90% of the community, 10% lacking toilets hence improper disposal of wastes. Leading to spread of water borne diseases, like dysentery, cholera, soil nutrient depletion.520 beneficiaries
How will this project solve this problem?
Activities include sensitization work shops and construction of ecosan toilets, develop gardens for food security,promote primary health care,promote the use of toilets
Potential Long Term Impact
The project is expected to promote proper sanitation, encourage sustainable agricultural and environment practices for sustainable livelihoods hence Ecological Sanitation.
Total Funding Received to Date: $20
This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.
Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $20 . The original project funding goal was $23,500.