Where we work
We are focused so far in Busoga region which has 11 districts namely : Jinja, Kamuli, Buyende, Luuka, Iganga, Mayuge, Bugiri, Namayingo, Kaliro, Namutumba and Bugweri. The region is blessed with flesh water bodies namely L. Victoria, L. Kyoga and River Nile, the main economic activity around these water bodies is fishing and agricultural that instigated people to settle around them. However the situation analysis for the Trachoma control program, (F&E Module) Uganda, January 2014 report indicated that 22.7% of the households in Busoga region are practicing open defecation which has increased the prevalence for Trachoma in the region.
Therefore, Alliance Water Solutions took keen interest in the region to address public sanitation through promotion of Health education, construction of water borne toilets, and provision of safe water schemes to communities around swamps, lakes, rivers and markets in Busoga region in a bid to reduce exposure to water borne diseases and notable ones being Bilhazia, Trachoma and intestinal worms among others, our desire is to see that communities in public places have convenient reliable safe water, convenient sanitation facilities ( water borne toilets) and reduced disease burden for a healthy wealthy living