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Uganda sanitation programme receives USD6m

posted 19 Mar 2012, 04:29 by RCN Uganda   [ updated 21 Jun 2012, 00:02 ]

The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) has allocated US$6 million from its Global Sanitation Fund to help more people in Uganda access decent sanitation and practice good hygiene.

The Uganda Sanitation Fund will target 6,000 villages like Nyero Sub County across fifteen districts in Uganda. In those areas it seeks to impact the lives of up to 3.8 million Ugandans living mostly or entirely without access to good sanitation, many of whom resort to “open defecation.”

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Written By Kevin Wafula

Source: Africa Science News