Improving living standards of Kapchorwa District Communities using Eco-Sanitation

Contract partner: HORIZONT3000 - Österreichische Organisation für Entwicklungszusammenarbeit Country: Uganda Funding amount: € 25.080,00 Project start: 01.05.2004 End: 31.03.2006

Short Description:

Overall goal

This project provides an additional component to project EZA 1715-01/2003 with the overall objective being to improve the living standards of rural communities within Kapchorwa District. The main project is focusing on the implementation of rainwater harvesting systems using the existing iron sheeted roofs as well as the introduction of eco-sanitation. Through this proposal it is intended to increase the impact on that original project and on Eco-Sanitation in general. The specific objectives are:1. Awareness building through the promotion of a new sanitation principle and concept;2. Construction and Provision of 30 Eco-Sanitation-Toilets and ensure user acceptance within the local cultural context for domestic purposes;3. Reduction of water related diseases in the target area through promotion of appropriate technologies for a new sanitation concept.

project number 1715-01/2004
source of funding OEZA
sector Andere soziale Infrastruktur und Leistungen
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