Uganda is rebounding after two decades of civil war, when more than 1.6 million people were internally displaced (80% of which were women and children). Many remain far from home while violence continues to grip the northern regions.

But clean water projects can improve health, shorten the time spent walking for water, and even help define and rebuild communities returning to or looking for a home after years of displacement. 



“I feel beautiful for the first time.”

Every day Helen had to choose how to use the little bit of water she had. Now that she has a steady source, she says she feels beautiful for the first time.

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About Uganda

  • 37,600,000 national population
  • 24.5% live below poverty line
  • 29% of rural lack access to water *
  • 66% of rural lack sanitation *
  • * We work almost exclusively in rural areas, where the need for clean water is incredibly great.

Our Work Here

  • Started working in 2006
  • 183,684 people served
  • 324 projects funded
  • $3,620,724 invested

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