The WASH Agenda for Change (WA4C) partnership in Uganda embarked on an exercise to document the untold story of WASH, profiling the unserved populations and highlighting the key issues and circumstances that characterize their lack of access to WASH services.
Stories from the community after IRC Uganda rehabilitated ten boreholes in Kabarole district, an effort to ensure a safe and reliable supply of water for over 3000 people, which in turn would improve health and livelihoods for the benefiting communities.
The Ethiopian Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Electricity in conjunction with Water Integrity Network (WIN) organised the first ever Water Integrity Forum for East Africa, May 9-11. The event was in Addis Ababa.
Iyua village was declared Open Defecation Free in 2015. A December 2016 visit by a delegation from the Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) traced the lessons and benefits of the village's Open Defecation Free status.
On 15 December 2016, a delegation from the Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) and Uganda Sanitation Fund (USF) visited Aton village in Lira. The village was declared Open Defecation Free (ODF) in June 2016. Below are some of the moments that were captured in photos.
Napak is one of eight additional districts selected to implement the Uganda Sanitation Fund (USF), funded by Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC). A WSSCC/USF delegation in December 2016 took a familiarisation visit to the district. IRC Uganda Country Director and WSSCC...
Running from 29th November – 2nd December, 2016 the 7th RWSN Forum was held in Abidjan Cote d'Ivoire, under the theme: 'Water for everyone'. The Forum explored the practicalities of reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Human Right to Water in rural areas and small towns. IRC...
In January 2017 it will be seven years since I joined the IRC team. Over the years, I have done nearly everything that a communication practitioner can do within an organisational setting – and I have many outputs to show for it.
For decades, people in Uganda have been encouraged to wash their hands as a way of preventing the spread of diseases. However, the percentage of the population accessing and using hand washing facilities remains low at only 36%. What are the challenges?
The Uganda WASH Sector on Friday 7th October recognised the media for informing and educating the public about water sanitation and hygiene. The purpose of the initiative is to promote coverage of WASH issues in the local, national and international media and to have a positive influence on...