22 March - 2018
Today is World Water Day! So we want to highlight the importance of freshwater around the world.
We want to take this day to remember these beautiful souls at St Agnes Nsambya Primary School in Kalisizo, Uganda. It seems almost like a dream to realize that after 2 years, the program “Water is Life, Sanitation is Health” has impacted the lives of so many people.
Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) education is part of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals, as they are direct causes of poverty in many countries. The biggest gap in sustainability in Uganda, like in many other countries, is not the lack of water sources, or the water quality. It is the lack of capacity development in the most vulnerable communities about WASH practices. This is why Rotary prioritized the training and education component in this program. And the reason why we support WASH education as part of our humanitarian efforts.
What we need to know about WASH: