Mayuge, Uganda

Giving hope to poor families in eastern Uganda

Mayuge is a very poor region in eastern Uganda. The water sources are little more than muddy holes in the ground. Children are visibly ill, with distended bellies from water-borne diseases. But the people of Mayuge are strong, capable, and ready to do whatever it takes to bring safe water, sanitation and hygiene to their families.

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Program Goal:


People Served:

25000

Healthy Homes:

3500

Water Projects:

50

School Latrines:

6

PROGRESS AS OF JULY 21, 2017:


People Served:

0

Healthy Homes:

0

Water Projects:

0

School Latrines:

0

You can help us reach our goal in Mayuge. Will you join us?

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Program Milestones:


Field Office Launch

The Mayuge field office is slated to launch June 2017.

Baseline Survey

The baseline survey is in progress.

Healthy Homes

Staff and volunteers will begin helping residents of Mayuge adopt healthy habits.

Water Points

Once healthy homes are established, water point construction will begin.

Healthy Communities

Almost every home is healthy and safe sustainable water is available to the community.

Program Completion

The Mayuge program is scheduled to be completed in 2019.

Mayuge is an unreached place.

Three quarters of the population is Muslim and most have never heard the good news of Jesus. There are open hearts hungry for the Gospel.

1548

average number of people using one well in a Mayuge community.

100:1

Ratio of children to toilets available at schools.

53%

of people in rural areas do not have access to safe water.

Meet The Team

Lifewater field staff work with persistence, humility, and courage to walk alongside each family in the project area with the knowledge and encouragement they need to help themselves.

Bosco Rwakitega

Area Program Manager

Joseph Kagezi

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Joseph Balikowa

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Catherine Namusisi

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Peninah Natukunda

Accounts Assistant

Sprinter Mukebezi

WASH Technician

Dominic Lomongin

Sanitation & Hygiene Coordinator

Joyce Sabano

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

Jenipher Nankya

Sanitation & Hygiene Officer

"With the water source near my home, I am very happy and sure it will change our lives."


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