Clean water excited Saliamusala, Mi’dia, Drabara and Lokajo villages in Kuluba Sub-County, Koboko district North western Uganda. The Siller’s Family in their itinerary visit to the area was moved by the challanges the communities were facing. Neverthirst a charity organization was able to extend the upport to the four communities through featafrica.org.
The Clean water excited Saliamusala, Mi’dia, Drabara and Lokajo after they have suffered drinking contaminated water with animal for more than 200 years. The excitement indicate the joy these communities have because their families would no longer suffer from typhoid, worms. secondly; family violence will reduce because women would no longer travel long distance to the water sources and wait long to draw and transport contaminated water to their homes.
As the Clean Water excited saliamusala, mi’dia, drabara and lokajo villages, one resident has this to say; Today we are happy for Siller’s Family for giving us clean water sources.
The District Water Officer congratulated Siller’s Family, neverthirstwater.org and Feat Africa for the installation of four boreholes to enable these communities access clean water. During the Commissioning function, Koboko District mentioned that there are 102 villages without Safe Water sources. the construction of these boreholes has supported the district by taking away a load on government.
The large burden of diarrhea diseases continues to drain important resources from developing countries. Approximately 88% of diarrhea cases worldwide are attributable to unsafe water, inadequate sanitation, or insufficient hygiene (WHO/UNICEF). These cases result in 1.9 million deaths each year, the majority of which are preventable, mostly among children under the age of five. After pneumonia, diarrhea is the second leading cause of death among children.
We focuses on simple but effective technologies to improve water quality and reduce the risk of diarrhea diseases. construction and installation of biosand water filters in to households and construction of Hand-pumps in communities like Saliamusala. you can donate to us or give to a project.