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.
Charity information: Clean Rivers Trust
Disease, water supply and sanitation.
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.
Activities» Supply uncontaminated water
What success will look like
Success will be...REDUCTION OF INTESTINAL PROBLEMS AND BRUCELLOSIS IN HUMAN POPULATION
The reduction of illness will be self evident
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.
Via the web site and a visit or series of visits may be considered if donors wished.
Budget - Project Cost: £37,500Loading graph....
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.
Lake Kakinga, 15 miles West of Semberbule, Uganda.
The community which numbers 1500 permanent residents and around 1000 nomadid cattle herders and their families.
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.
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.