Uganda stories

Together, we've empowered millions of people with access to safe water and sanitation. We invite you to meet some of them and read their stories.

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Constantine
Our partners believe in the power of water

Our in-country partners are the key to our work. They are the front line in implementing programs and expanding access to affordable financing for safe water and sanitation. Thanks to their real-time problem solving and long-term understanding of market needs, we can reach more people. Hear from one of our Ugandan partners about how loans for water and sanitation have changed their business and the lives of their borrowers.

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Maggie
Water makes dreams come true

Water has the power to make dreams a reality. With a small, affordable loan made available to Rose by her local bank, Rose was able to give her family a long-term water solution. Now she has money to pay for her daughter's schooling, bringing to life Maggie's dream of becoming a nurse.

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Namulondo
Health and hope are flowing

Namulondo is a hardworking health assistant at a local hospital and a loving single mom who has dedicated her life to caring for the lives of her children. A small, affordable loan helped Namulondo pay for a rain storage tank, providing her family with enough water for several months.

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Zawelde and Lumiu
Lumiu gave his family water and a toilet

“When our kids were young, they collected water and they used the outdoors instead of a toilet. It is common for kids here, but they were too young for such a task, and going outdoors isn’t safe. They needed rest, safety, and they needed time for school.” Lumiu did not like this way of life for their kids.

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Semambo coffee
Semambo Grows

Upon meeting Semambo one discovers she is truly living out the beauty of her dreams. Strong and bold like the coffee she grows, she overcame obstacles that once stood between her and the ability to earn an income to support her family.

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Rose Uganda 1
Rose's story, then and now

Four years ago we shared Rose’s story. At the time she had just taken a small, affordable loan to give her family a toilet and water at home. Since that time, life has only improved for Rose...

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Rebecca
To generations of safe water

Your donations have empowered millions of women like Rebecca to provide their families with access to safe water - and so much more.

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Joslin
To doubling the graduates

We can remove the obstacles standing between girls and the education they deserve.

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Abusha 2
Bright days at Abusha Day School

When approaching Abusha Day School one can’t help but smile upon hearing the unavoidable sound of more than 200 little ones joyfully singing while others confidently recite their alphabet. This sound, these moments, are made possible by a staff dedicated to the education of future generations in Uganda, and access to safe water and toilets on the school campus.

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School in Uganda
Education and bright futures in Uganda

Access to safe water is one of the most crucial aspects of running a school. Discover what Eden High in Uganda has done to combat this challenge.

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Rose in Uganda
Rose

Uganda is the country Rose calls home, and finally, the water-related issues faced by so many in Uganda will no longer affect her family.

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