Our female masons in Uganda are featured in Smart Water Magazine. The specialist magazine for the global water sector has just published an article telling the story of Tweheyo Naume, who at only 23 has already constructed more than 80 safe sanitation systems and trained more than 40 other women in her community to follow in
Our Ugandan team has welcomed Antoon Blokland, the Dutch cycling water reporter, in Fort Portal to promote safe water and sanitation together. Despite the heavy rains, about 40 cyclists from the local cycling club ...
Breaking down sanitation taboos: The female masons of Uganda By Sam Franklin, Communications Officer, FINISH Mondial Uganda Over the years, sanitation in districts within the Rwenzori region has been very poor. According to the Kabarole district WASH master plan 2018-2023, over 60% of latrines in rural areas are poorly constructed, do not meet the standards
Progress despite another unpredictable year Context Looking back on the close of the 2nd official year of the ambitious 5-year FINISH Mondial programme, we are celebrating the resilience of our teams. While life slowly started getting ‘back to normal’ for some of our teams based in Europe, our in-country programme teams (Bangladesh, Ethiopia,
Bottom-up result-based financing and the real costs of sanitation Our Result-Based Financing session ‘Addressing bottlenecks & unlocking finance for WASH’, at the Stockholm World Water Week (SIWI) in August included a 2-part virtual hackathon. The main topic of the first part was bottom-up result-based financing and the real costs of sanitation, with presentations
Enhancing livelihoods and conserving the earth through the circular sanitation economy Can the circular sanitation economy help communities build livelihood resilience? Mitigate the impacts of climate change on the environment and livelihoods? Bring life back to depleted soils? The session showcased successes, challenges and future ambitions to create opportunities for the private sector,
State Minister for water and environment Uganda impressed by FINISH Mondial Wednesday the 13th of February 2019 will be etched in the annals of Caritas Fort Portal – HEWASA as the day when the organization hosted the State Minister for Water and Environment, Hon. Ronald Kibuule. Hon. Kibuule’s visit to