The Project for Improvement of Access to Safe Water and Sanitation in Kyakarafa Parish, Kamwenge District
1. Project Detail
Health through Water and Sanitation Programme, Diocesan Social Services and Development, Fort Portal Diocese, Catholic Church in Uganda
Amount of funding
US $ 68,816
Rev. Fr. Joseph Musana, Executive Director
Location of the project
Kyakarafa Parish, Busiliba sub-county, Kamwenge District
Items to be funded
Construction of 29 shallow wells, protection of 4 springs, and 3 rain water harvesting tanks
Date of grant signing
9th March 2010
While access to safe water in Kamwenge District is 51%, in Kyakarafa Parish of Busiriba sub-county, the entire 7 villages have only 3 springs and one shallow well. Lack of access to safe water has also caused health problems in the area, including typhoid and cholera. In conjunction with GGP project, the organisation will provide hygiene promotion trainings to the target communities.
2. Handing Over Ceremony
H.E. Keiichi Kato, Ambassador of Japan to Uganda, attended the handing over ceremony at Kyakrafa trading centre in Kamwenge District on 17th March 2011.
Speech by Ambassador Uncovering of the plaque