AWEC works with schools and households in the communities neighbouring Queen Elizabeth National Park in Kanungu District in Uganda. AWEC educates school children and communities about the value of water, good sanitation, and hygiene practices.
AWEC’s holistic approach to water, sanitation, and hygiene in Kanungu district
Sustainable good WASH practices in schools led by student change agents and community members who have established model homes from which other families can learn
Reduced levels ofabsenteeism by girls in school especially during menstruation
Economic empowerment for communities through water committees which engage members in village loans and savings associations where they can save and invest in micro projects
Improved community health due to reduction in water-borne diseases
Learners in 10 schools become change agents on WASH in their communities
Households reached with WASH messages and access to safe water