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Safe, Sustainable Water for 8,000 people in Uganda

 
$7,244
$20,256
Raised
Remaining

Summary

This Water Missions International project provides 8,000 people (an entire village) with safe, sustainable water and health and hygiene training in rural Naminya, Uganda, Africa.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

Naminya, in the district of Mukono desperately needs access to safe water. They currently travel to get water, and that water is dirty and contaminated. This project will install a Living Water(TM) Treatment System closer to the community and build a water lagoon at the stream and pump water a distance of 350m to the system. The entire community of Naminya will benefit.

How will this project solve this problem?

Site/Community Assessment, Transportation of Equipment, Installation and Start up of System, Sustainability Training, Health and Hygiene Training and a 12 month Monitoring and Evaluation.

Potential Long Term Impact

The project will change the lives of 8,000 people. They will be able to live healthy lives without suffering from water-borne diseases. They will also have the opportunity to get an education and increase their income to overcome the poverty cycle.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $7,244

Funding Information

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 $7,244 .  The original project funding goal was $27,500.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Excel file (projdoc.xls).

Resources

Funded

Thanks to 136 donors like you, a total of $7,244 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Organization

Project Leader

Lindsey Ballenger

Director of Development
Charleston, South Carolina United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Safe, Sustainable Water for 8,000 people in Uganda
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