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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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Disability Mainstreaming in Uganda

Raising funds to remove exclusion for those with disabilities 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…

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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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Improving access to clean water in Togo

The Challenge Natural water sources are scarce and are often shared by people and livestock resulting in high levels of contamination. This project will be delivered in two of the most poorly served districts of Togo, Naki Est and Ogaro, where access to clean water is only currently available for 26% of the population. How…

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Improving WASH facilities in Uganda

Roughly two thirds of Uganda’s rural population lack access to safe water. Poor sanitation and hygiene is a cross cutting health concern in all rural Ugandan Villages. Diarrheal disease is responsible for 17% of all deaths in children under five in Uganda today. The Challenge Amach Sub County in Lira District has the lowest WASH…

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