Bwetyaba 3 Village, Mpigi District, Uganda
“Access to clean water is also deeply linked to poverty. Water scarcity, poor water quality and inadequate sanitation negatively impact food security, livelihood choices and educational opportunities for poor families across the world, especially for women and girls who spend endless hours fetching water over long distances. Drop4Drop and Life water, tackling the root causes of poverty often means addressing these water-related injustices. Life water and Drop4Drop are supporting long-term projects with sustainable solutions to provide safe water and sanitation and to address water insecurity. “Clean water and a clean environment are not a luxury its a necessity.” Says community member Namigadde Jane.
Drop4Drop In-Country Partner
This project was undertaken as part of our campaign of projects that actively reduce carbon emissions. This project helped the community save their much needed wood which was previously being burnt daily to boil water. This project has also eliminated the many thousands of hours previously spent on walking to collect water.