Help Bring Clean Water to Uganda

For the women and children of Wakiso, Uganda, fetching water is a necessary part of daily life. They do their best to provide for their communities in the four villages served by the same body of water. Unfortunately, due to animal interference and human waste runoff, Jokolera Spring, where they source their water, is contaminated and often brings illness and disease to their people.

The next nearest water source is 10km away—too far for the women and children to safely retrieve it. A proposal was created to solve this issue: Build a deep well at Jokolera Spring. A well that would be constructed with a protective wall, which would maintain sanitation and act as a sustainable water source for decades to come. In just 6 months time, this well can be completed and begin to save lives.


The Women Arise Association was created in 2015 to fight for women’s rights, economic emancipation and dignity. To improve living standards by providing appropriate technologies, training and support services for self-reliance. They are the local leaders of this project, dedicated to helping the communities achieve their goal of access to clean water.

 The process will utilise the expertise of four civil engineers who have previously constructed wells throughout the country. 18 additional workers from the area will be recruited to complete the work. From inception, the project will take a total of 6 months to complete.

 Once the well is built, the communities will be educated on how to keep the well clean and perform regular maintenance to ensure its long life-span. Over 3500 people will benefit from the success of this project.

Raw Materials

Your donation helps cover the costs of bricks, stone, sand, cement, barbed wire, iron, polythene and pipes to create the foundation of the well.

Local Staff

Your donation pays for professional engineers, builders, project managers and their transportation to the work site.

Communications and Training

Your donation funds materials, Internet connections and administrative forms to enable proper reporting and train local communities on how to maintain their well.

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