There are more than 600 people living in the target households that have so far been identified in our focal area of Kayunga, living below the poverty line and unable to build their own safe water tanks unless helped. The controlling waste plastic bottles'approach of using them as bricks to build safe water tanks, will reduce the high soil suffocation rates withiin these agro based communities, water bodies' pollution by waste plastic bottles and lowa water storage levels in Kayunga-Uganda.
100,000ltrs of water weill be stored within the 50 targeted household, improving water, sanitation and hygiene levels . Our waste plastic bottles' total removal approach avoids mishaps that result from the past local removal practice of burning like; emission of carbon gas and other toxic fumes that instead pollute the environment, denting the ozone layer and producing toxic rain all with affectious effects like; global warming, human cancers and deaths and nature depletion .
Our approach addresses several key goals of the millennium development goals (MDGs) like; improved access to safe water, improved hygiene and sanitation, child care and protection, women empowerment through training them to construct with bottle bricks, improvement of educational standards of both the adult and children. Women and Children the key water fetchers will be saved of the water scarcity resultant effects like rape, child sacrifice, and accidents. Community incomes will improve.
This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).
BUVAD Facebook Group Page
A CCTV media report about the project
BUVAD Documentary Safe Water a health Challenge