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Uganda

A changed life…
through emptying latrines

August 16, 2019

“Do not look down on any job, even pit emptying,” says Isaac.

This job has revolutionized Isaac’s life. And beyond earning a better living for himself and his family, he’s a part of transforming Kampala into a clean, healthy city.

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More Time Means
Better Education

August 16, 2019

“My school uniform had lost its original color,” says 13-year-old Martin. The river water his family had to use was so dirty, it discolored all of their clothes and even changed the color of their food.

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Turning Waste
into Fuel

August 16, 2019

In rural Uganda, Water For People is helping entrepreneurs tackle every part of the sanitation value chain, from constructing latrines and emptying them to transferring and treating fecal waste. In this last step – fecal waste treatment – Water For People is creating a true circular economy by repurposing waste.

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Safe Water
for Generations

August 16, 2019

“I like talking about water, because water is life,” Faith says, as she sits in the shade of an avocado tree next to the home she shares with two daughters and three grandchildren.

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Local Water Guardians:
The Water
Sellers

August 16, 2019

Laban spends his days overseeing the local water point as community members fetch water. He is the water seller and caretaker of the local hand pump.
Water For People’s Water As A Business model employs water sellers like Laban.

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Meet Aisha

August 16, 2019

Weave through the rolling green hills of Uganda’s countryside, past lines of banana trees, clusters of coffee plants, and a few cattle wandering alongside a narrow dirt path, and you’ll find Aisha Lubega at her local water point, turning water into progress for her entire community.

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Water Gives Health

October 1, 2018

Priscilla works at a health center in Kamwenge District, Uganda. She is the nurse in charge of the clinic and is responsible for ensuring any community members who need health services can receive them. When Priscilla started working at the clinic, there was no access to reliable and safe water, which made caring for patients very challenging.

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