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World Water Day

Today is World Water Day when we celebrate water and raise awareness of the 2.2 billion people across the world who don’t have access to safe water. Your support has helped bring clean water to more than 600,000 people across East Africa, changing the lives of village and school communities. The Fields of Life drilling team works tirelessly, spending months away from their families as they travel across Uganda. A borehole can transform a community- health, school attendance and economic activity are all positively impacted. In this video, we travel with Fields of Life team member George...

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Thank you for showing what Love Is

We were overwhelmed by the amazing generosity of you, our supporters, in response to our Love Is campaign. We are delighted to tell you that thanks to some very generous supporters, we were able to match every donation to Love Is. Here is the difference your donations have made already, and this is just the beginning… Bukasa, Eastern Uganda is just one of 11 villages that now have access to clean water thanks to the funds raised by Love Is. Seri from Bukasa shares the impact on her community: “We had to walk to another village to use their borehole. The walk was on a dangerous...

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Smart Water Project

In February Alex Gason, Development & Fundraising ROI, and Philip Songa, Arup Senior Engineer, travelled to Uganda as part of the Smart Water project. The aim of the project is to develop a system to improve the reliability of hand pump boreholes in Uganda through effective monitoring, informed management and decision-making. Alex shares an update on the Smart Water project. “The purpose of the visit was to install borehole monitoring devices at 10 villages selected in the Kumi district and to install the monitoring system at the Kumi water tower. Key stakeholder meetings were planned...

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