World Water Day / March 22

Since 2011, Eden Springs has partnered with the not-for-profit organization
People Help People-One World, to provide support for water and community
development projects in Tanzania and Uganda.

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In 2014, Eden provided help to fund the construction of several clean water wells in the Wakiso district, 50km southwest
of Kampala (capital of Uganda). About 70% of this areas 1.4mm inhabitants have no access to clean water. These new wells
help to increase access to safer drinking water sources, thus improving health and community development in the region.

Lack of clean water negatively
affects health
Lack of clean water negatively
affects education and income
10% of children are affected by
water-borne parasites
17% of girls drop out of school due to
poor hygiene
17% of children under age five die
from diarrhea
10% of boys spend time fetching water
compared to focus on studies
12% of children age 10-17 suffer
5% of household incomes level drop
as a result of poor access to water
40% of adults suffer from typhoid

Statistics source: Status report on access to water, Kasanje subcounty Wakiso district, Jan 2014/Jan 2015,
Local government directorate of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, Wakiso District, Uganda