Water and Sanitation
We identify villages that lack access to clean and safe water and then we seek support to help drill a community borehole to solve the problem. We work with the local leaders to locate the space where the borehole will be constructed. Community members provide the manual labor, local materials, and feeding the technical workers. After the construction, the borehole is handed over to the local authorities.
The local authorities together with KaGPWD lead the process to select the water user committee who will be responsible for the maintenance of the borehole. Near the borehole, we create a permaculture garden for the local people to learn how to farm on a small scale, as we maintain the permaculture garden we keep overseeing the operation of the borehole.
According to the Child Right Convention (CRC Article 24) – Clean water is a foundation of child health, and unsafe water causes diarrhea, it impacts child nutrition.
So access to clean water is a fundamental human right. The community boreholes ensure access to clean for people including all children. And also Women providing their families with water is a daily struggle for women and girls in rural villages of Uganda. Community boreholes bring clean water close to the families.