Project information

Lake Kakinga, Uganda

To supply the community with water from the lake for themselves and their livestock that is fit for purpose.

Re use the half finished infrastructure already in place and remove the sources of pollution. Develop the fishery.

12 months

Charity information: Clean Rivers Trust

Clean Rivers Trust
  • Need

    Need

    Disease, water supply and sanitation.

    Solution

    The pollution of the lake from cattle urine and faeces, human waste and sediments will be stopped. Basic sanitation and water supply installed. The community will be empowered to take control of the management of the long-term scheme with support.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    Stop disease

    Activities

    » Supply uncontaminated water

    Success will be...REDUCTION OF INTESTINAL PROBLEMS AND BRUCELLOSIS IN HUMAN POPULATION


  • Impact

    Impact

    The reduction of illness will be self evident

    Risk

    Lack of identification with the program by the community.

    The community has set up a committee of all sections and religions to run the project.

    Reporting

    Via the web site and a visit or series of visits may be considered if donors wished.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £37,500

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      Amount Heading Description
      £4,500 Fishery, Shadoof and Silt Trap Landing stage and hard standing and water lifting shadoof. Protect lake from siltation using silt tr
      £4,000 Stock Proofing. Fencing to stop animals entering lake.
      £12,000 Pumps and Pipes. Lifting water from lake to storage and distribution point.
      £17,000 Water Tower. Refurbishment of water tower and stock troughs.
  • Background

    Location

    Lake Kakinga, 15 miles West of Semberbule, Uganda.

    Beneficiaries

    The community which numbers 1500 permanent residents and around 1000 nomadid cattle herders and their families.

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    The Trust has visited the area and has developed a rapor withe the people of the area.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    Lukanzi Stanley Volunteer

    Working with the community as a forestry officer will aid the introduction of the infrastructure.

    Willi Biilbe Volunteer

    Supply support of the community. He is the area Chief Forrester.