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 Health  Uganda Project #40023

'Clean water access health and sanitation

by Rwenzori Rural Health Services
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'Clean water access  health  and sanitation

Summary

Water, sanitation and hygiene are some of the main components which affect mainly rural constrained vulnerable community health in Uganda. Poor sanitation and hygiene as a cross cutting health concern causes up to 17% child death caused by diarrhea (Source: World Health Organization). Considering the need to accelerate progress towards meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Goal 6, it is penitent that steps continue to be taken for communities to promote appropriate and sustainable r

$10
total raised
1
donor
0
monthly donors
10
months

Challenge

access to very poor drinking water, pit latrines and bad hygiene practices. bring diseases like typhoid, diarrhea, cholera and other poor hygiene infections like hepatitis B, eye infections, malaria, and skin infections which are common in Kasese District

Solution

Considering the need to accelerate progress towards meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Goal 6, it is penitent that steps continue to be taken for communities to promote appropriate and sustainable rain water harvesting, storage, and utilization technologies to have access to safe drinking water, have good pit latrines and adopt good hygiene practices. This will contribute to reducing water borne diseases

Long-Term Impact

1. Reduced workload of women on water collection. 2. Reduced incidences of water and poor sanitation related diseases.

Additional Documentation

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

Resources

http:/​/​rrhskasese.blogspot.com/​
http:/​/​rrhskasese.blogspot.com/​

Organization Information

Rwenzori Rural Health Services

Location: Kasese - Uganda
Website:
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Twitter: @N/A
Project Leader:
Kiima Charles
Kasese, Uganda

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