Water, sanitation and hygiene-WASH

Capacities of communities to repair and manage water sources and sanitation facilities to sustainably continues to be built.

In partnership with International Needs UK and International Needs New Zealand, INUG is working with 15,000 people in Buikwe town Council and rural Najjembe Division of Lugazi Municipal Council to promote access to clean and safe water, sanitation facilities and improved hygiene (WASH) practices among children, women and men. Improvements in body hygiene among children and adults continue to be realized as a result community health education. This has helped reduce incidences of water borne diseases, deaths related to WASH and improvement in the general health of the population.

Over Ten boreholes have been sunk since 2017 and several rural communities supported to construct VIP pit latrines at Schools and vulnerable households to improve WASH.

Waste disposals in public places and households continue to improve with hundreds of households erecting waste bins.