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Construction of 25 boreholes in Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso is facing droughts. The lack of water is creating a competition around the water points that brings conflict within communities. Women and children are the most affected, they spend a lot of time fetching water. The mortality among children under five is high. Building 25 boreholes in communities where safe drinking water will:…

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Classroom and latrines for hearing impaired children

The Problem The EPHPHATHA school is the only specialized school for hearing impaired children These younger prep students, despite their young age, have their lessons outside, with the threat of extreme weather conditions, risks of insect bites and reptile bites. The children also do not have a specific toilet for pupils and staff. They share…

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Healthcare for the Batwa

Sustain for Life has supported a comprehensive health outreach service to 24 Batwa pygmy communities since 2010 in the Kisoro District of Southwest Uganda operated by St Francis Mutolere Hospital to provide healthcare, preventative medicine and education to some of the world’s most vulnerable communities. About the Batwa The Batwa Pygmies currently live in Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda and…

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Fobenga Village Clean Water Project

This project aims to improve the quality of life of the population of Fobenga-Tierrou, a densely populated village of 1603 inhabitants in Kpendjal-Ouest district Togo. The Challenge Fobenga-Tierrou suffers from severe water shortages during the dry seasons and, as a result, the health and school attendance of children in the village suffers. Water shortage is…

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Disability Mainstreaming in Uganda

  In Uganda, 19% of people aged 5 and over have some form of disability, the number  in Amuru is high due to the actions of the Lord’s Resistance Army in the past. The social and economic status of people with disabilities in Uganda is particularly precarious, because of the high correlation between the incidence of…

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Well installation and WASH Training in Burkina Faso

The Challenge Waterborne diseases and malnutrition affect an estimated 38% of children under the age of five in Burkina Faso. To put this in context, access to clean water is only available to 50% of the population in cities, with even less available in rural and semi-rural areas, including the zone targeted in this project…

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