Uganda Water & Sanitation Solutions: Recent Posts

Catching the rain

Nine million people lack access to an improved water source in Uganda. This is almost one-third of the country's population. However, the tropical climate of Uganda brings significant amounts of rain, especially during the wet seasons making useful rain catchment tanks.

Here, Nalubega draws water from her catchment tank ... More »

Flipping the statistics

Sixty-four percent of the world's population have access to a toilet. In Uganda the proportion who do not have a toilet is the reverse - 31.5 million have no place to go. This is more than half the population living without access to what many take for granted. Not having ... More »

Income and opportunity

Kasozi and his family make their home in a village in Mukono, Uganda. While a significant portion of the country‚Äôs population have access to water (almost 75%), many of the systems are in need of maintenance or repair to function and meet government standards. In the case of Kasozi, he ... More »

Water means business in Uganda

A WaterCredit loan covered the costs of materials and installation of a large rainwater collection tank for this girl's family. They use the water for household chores, and sell the excess to neighbors and local businesses for a small profit.

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