The mission of EACO is to reduce poverty and HIV/AIDS through economic empowerment, educational opportunities and support for disadvantaged groups. Their activities are targeted toward vulnerable women, especially widows and those living with HIV/AIDS; vulnerable children, youth, and the elderly.
We need volunteers to help community institutions for sustainable WASH services in rural areas of Uganda
They will provide technical support to design the water system and provide some of the materials, and the community will provide labour and local materials. So we told them that we were ready to build our water supply system, and We created a community action plan of what we could contribute – labour and local materials.
• Main overall objective is to reduce the proportion of people without sustainable access to safe drinking water and basic sanitation in rural mukono. The specific objective is to enhance the capacity of national and district water and sanitation personnel and community groups to achieve and sustain equitable access to, and use of, improved drinking water and basic sanitation and adoption of improved hygiene practices.
• Local authorities, particularly District WASH Committees are better able to lead and support WASH activities in five districts, supported by national authorities, policies and guidelines.
• Target sub-villages and primary schools will improve water sources and will be able to manage and maintain their water systems.
• Target sub-villages and primary schools will be improved sanitation and demonstrate measurable improvement in knowledge and attitude relating to improved hygiene and sanitation.
6-8 hours per day
Tags: youth, seniors, special needs, sustainability, health, at-risk youth, disabilities, education, environment, poverty, international