8 Villages in Uganda Need Your Help. 2X Match Thru 6/30

Vision of a Healthy Village

Everyone participates in a healthy village - moms, dads, teachers, kids, church leaders. But how does it all fit together?

Local Government

Officials are committed to the program and provide support for ongoing maintenance of water sources.

Handwashing Device

A device made from locally available materials that uses a small amount of water, with soap or ash attached.

Latrine

A clean and dignifying place to go to the bathroom, made from local materials that every family can afford.

Drying Rack

A clean place high off the ground to dry and disinfect dishes in the sun, away from animals and garbage.

Safe Water Storage and Use

Households store and use their water safely in clean and covered containers. This may include boiling and filtering drinking water.

School Latrine

A safe and clean place for students and teachers to go to the bathroom. School latrines encourage attendance, especially for girls.

School Health Clubs

In addition to safe water and latrines, local schools have WASH clubs that encourage students to practice healthy behaviors.

Health Promoters

Community members trained by Lifewater national staff to share health messages at each household.

Water Committee

A group of local leaders that maintains and manages the new water source. The committee saves water user fees for repairs.

Water Source

We provide a community with a safe water source that is managed and maintained by a local water committee.

Church

We walk alongside the local church to bring physical and spiritual healing and well-being to remote, unengaged communities.

School Water Source

A safe water source at the school so students can be healthy and learn.

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Vision of a Healthy Village

Everyone participates in a healthy village - moms, dads, teachers, kids, church leaders. But how does it all fit together?

Healthy Village Illustration