Water Access

Amidst COVID-19, Omoro district fails to get shs1b for borehole repairs

Omoro district in northern Uganda is in dire dilemma after failing to get over shs1b ($269 million) for the repair of over 200 boreholes as directed by the Ministry of Water and Environment during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Karangura: Caught up between the dual danger of COVID-19 pandemic and water crisis

Young girls are getting pregnant. Domestic violence is on the rise. These are just some of the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and its restrictions in an area where water is scarce, said Kikora Masereka, of Kyahwire zone, Karangura Sub County in Kabarole district of Western Uganda.

WATER FOR CREDIT: How Small Loans are Helping Kenyans Harvest Rainwater, Invest in Sanitation during Pandemic

The WaterCredit financing initiative launched by Water.org has mobilized $244 million in micro-loans to help 3.9 million Kenyans access water and sanitation solutions.

Into Their Own Hands: Kibera, Kenya’s Largest Slum, Tames COVID-19

By Henry Owino When Covid-19 was first reported by the World Health Organization (WHO) in March 2020 as a pandemic

Experts root for public involvement in conservation of Ethiopia’s national parks

Konjit Teshome Wildlife conservation experts in Ethiopian are rooting for public involvement in conservation of national parks in the country

Concern Over Small Towns as Water Day is Celebrated

Jeckonia Otieno Emerging small towns have been identified as a direct threat to water, sanitation and hygiene sustainability. As the

As Drought Scavenges Turkana, Children are Going Hungry

Bakari Ang’ela There are fears that harsh weather conditions in Turkana County could aggravate the food shortage crisis with concerns

Beyond Fueling Land Grabs: Dams and Reservoirs Worsen Water Shortages

New Vision Fredrick Mugira February 05, 2019 Kaswa is a small village along river Muzizi, 285 kilometers west of Kampala,

Fast and convenient: Is the Nile still an important transport route?

The Niles Davis Mugume/The Niles November 13, 2018 The River Nile has been used for millennia as a means of