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.
Amach Sub County in Lira District has the lowest WASH coverage in the district at 8%, showing a direct need for WASH intervention.
Omoro Sub-County in Alebtong District has been through many socio-economic problems which has led to poor social services, inadequate food supplies, and poverty.
The project targets where the poverty index is high and works to strengthen the capacity of small scale farmer households.
How are we helping?
Location: Omoro and Amach Sub-Counties
Local Partner: Ryan’s Well, Divine Waters Uganda
Beneficiaries : Improved equitable distribution, effective usage and maintenance capacity of WASH services for 5,455 people in Omoro and Amach Sub-Counties, providing;