Health
 Uganda
Project #2410

Safe, Sustainable Water for 8,000 people in Uganda

by Water Missions International

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.
$7,244
total raised
136
donors
0
monthly donors
8
years active

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.

Solution

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.

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.

Additional Documentation

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

Resources

http:/​/​watermissions.org
Africa Water Project- Site Assessment
Africa Water Project- Site Assessment
WMI General Video

Organization Information

Water Missions International

Location: Charleston, SC - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.watermissions.org
Water Missions International
Project Leader:
Lindsey Ballenger
Director of Development
Charleston, South Carolina United States

Funded Project!

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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