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Life Water International Launches a 5.3 billion shillings WASH Project 3
Life water international is launching project 3 activity program at kityerera sub county headquarters.
Following its commitment to a District wide WASH coverage and the continuing need, life water is launching its 3rd project targeting 4 parishes, 5 primary schools and 2 health centers in Kityerera sub county with an estimated population of 18,786. This project is to be implemented for the next 3 years.
The Mayuge WASH Project 3 is expected to achieve the following first level outcomes, which will be measured weekly , monthly, quarterly and Bi annually monitoring:
2,371 Healthy Homes ( 90% of homes)
14 open defecation- free mother villages (80% of villages)
28 sub Healthy villages guaranteed (50% of villages)
57 water committees functional ( 90% of water committees)
69 water projects functional
25 latrine blocks in schools
62 WASH facilitators trained and supporting achievement of healthy homes.
90% of the target vulnerable households achieve healthy status
2 Healthy health centers with access to sustainable facilities.
2 latrine blocks at 2 health centers.
While giving remarks, Stella Atuhairwe, the country director of Life water international appreciated the communities of Kityerera and Busakira for the cordial relationship with Life water international. She said they work with community structures like vulnerable people, churches , political leaders.for purposes of sustainability and was happy to note that the achievement of the previous projects 1 & 2 has been 90%.
She handed over to the District reports of the completed 29 new boreholes and 3 rehabilitated boreholes in the previous project as well as the 13 new constructed latrine blocks and 2 rehabilitated blocks. All this was done in 5 schools.
Finally signed copies of the Memorandum of understanding for the new Project 3 that will cost 5.3 billion shillings was handed over to the District and the sub county.