UGANDA

636,916 People Impacted
158 Projects Completed
Lomuchurus Village
Project Type
Water
People Impacted
3,471
Donor
Kirsh Foundation
Completed
June 2020
Location
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Lomuchurus Village is home to 3,471 people. The village is located in the Karamoja Region of Uganda. Remotely situated, it is seven kilometers from the nearest source of water. Every day, the community is forced to walk over 14 kilometers to collect water from a local river. This water source is extremely contaminated as it is shared with animals. In the rainy season, due to flooding, the water level rise dramatically and create real dangers for the community; leading the women and children to s ...
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Lwaboba East Village
Project Type
Water
People Impacted
7,200
Donor
Klein Family, Lustman Family
Completed
August 2020
Location
Live Monitoring
In the Mbale District of Uganda lies Lwaboba East Village, home to 2,740 people with a sub-county of 11,000. Located 7km from the nearest source of water, the community of Lwaboba East was forced to walk miles each day to collect water from a contaminated stagnant pond. Women and children would wait up to 5 hours at this water source to collect their water and the dirty water consumed led to many waterborne diseases such as typhoid, cholera and diarrhea. Thankfully, due to the generous donation ...
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Kamuge Village
Project Type
Water
People Impacted
1,200
Donor
Kirsh Foundation
Completed
August 2020
Location
Live Monitoring
In the Pallisa District of Uganda lies Kamuge Village, home to 2,400 people. Located 5km from the nearest source of water, the community of Kamuge was forced to walk miles each day to collect water from a contaminated stagnant well. This dirty water led to many waterborne diseases among the community such as typhoid, cholera and diarrhea. Additionally, due to the long distances required to fetch water, a woman's day would be all-consumed by this activity and children were often late or missed sc ...
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Aoyalira Village
Project Type
Water
People Impacted
3,425
Donor
Kirsh Foundation
Completed
June 2020
Location
Live Monitoring
Located in the Karamoja region of Uganda, Aoyalira Village is home to 3,425 people. With no access to clean water before 2020, the community was forced to walk miles to collect water from a contaminated river shared by animals. This dirty water led to many waterborne diseases among the community such as typhoid, cholera and diarrhea. Due to the long distances required to fetch water, a woman's day would be all-consumed by this activity and children were often late or missed school entirely to he ...
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Buhehe Village
Project Type
Water
People Impacted
2,400
Donor
Kirsh Foundation
Completed
September 2019
Location
Live Monitoring
Buhehe Village is remotely located five kilometers from the main road within the Busia District of the eastern region of Uganda. The village is home to 2,400 people and is comprised of three sub-villages. The entire community rely on seasonal, contaminated water sources for their daily water consumption. Every day, women and children struggle to search for water for their families, spending hours walking in search of water. This water is dirty and causes people from Buhehe Village to become very ...
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Bwikhonje Village
Project Type
Water
People Impacted
2,750
Donor
Kirsh Foundation
Completed
August 2020
Location
Live Monitoring
Bwikhonje Village is located in Mbale Region, Uganda. It is home to 2,750 people. The village is located three kilometers from the nearest source of water. In order to have sufficient water, women and children walk four time a day to collect water. In the dry season, the well dries up and the community must search for another water source. The water source is a contaminated well and causes many waterborne diseases such as typhoid, cholera, and diarrhea. Children often do not attend school becaus ...
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Loperot Village
Project Type
Water
People Impacted
4,015
Donor
Hirsch Family
Completed
June 2020
Location
Live Monitoring
In the Karamoja region of Uganda lies Loperot Village, home to 6,000 people. Located 3km from the nearest source of water, the community of Loperot was forced to walk miles each day to collect water from a contaminated river shared with animals. The dirty water consumed led to many waterborne diseases among the community such as typhoid, cholera and diarrhea. Thankfully due to the generous support of Jason Hirsch, in June 2020 Innovation: Africa installed a solar water pumping system at Loperot ...
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Looi Village
Project Type
Water
People Impacted
2,306
Donor
Kirsh Foundation
Completed
March 2020
Location
Live Monitoring
Looi Village, located in the Karamoja region of Uganda is home to 2,306 people. With no access to clean water before 2020, the community was forced to walk miles to collect water from a contaminated river shared by animals. During the dry season, the river would dry up further exasperating the dire need for water within the community. Thankfully, in February 2020 Innovation: Africa installed a solar water pumping system at Looi Village, ensuring that the community now has access to clean and saf ...
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Namabasa Village (Zone 4)
Project Type
Water
People Impacted
1,100
Donor
Kirsh Foundation
Completed
August 2020
Location
Live Monitoring
In the Mbale District of Uganda lies Namabasa Village, home to 1,100 people. Located 6km from the nearest source of water, the community of Namabasa Village was forced to walk long distances each day to collect water from a contaminated stagnant pond. The dirty water consumed led to many waterborne diseases such as typhoid, cholera, malaria and diarrhea. Thankfully, in August 2020 Innovation: Africa installed a solar water pumping system at Namabasa Village ensuring that the community now has ac ...
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Naceele Village
Project Type
Water
People Impacted
1,453
Donor
Joseph Beyda
Completed
December 2019
Location
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In Karamoja District of Uganda, 3,417 people in Nacele Village, used to rely on one water source, which they shared with animals. This contaminated source caused diseases like typhoid, diarrhea, trachoma and skin irritations. In most families, the women were in charge of fetching water 2-3 times per day during rainy season. In the dry season, it was much harder as they would walk long distances to wait in line, just to bring back water that would make their children sick. December of 2019 put th ...
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