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Rainwater harvesting for sustainable livelihoods

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5888268 km2
Countries
Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
Cities
Santa Cruz; Manaus; La Paz
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Partners: Ministry of Water and the Environment
RAIN foundation
Uganda Rainwater Association
Countries: Uganda
Regions: Nile, Uganda Basins
Project SDGs:
Includes Sustainable Development Goals from the project and its locations.
Protect and Restore Ecosystems (SDG 6.6)
Increase Access to Water, Sanitation, Hygiene (SDG 6.1 & 6.2)
Climate Resilience and Adaptation (SDG 13.1)
Project Tags:
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Leaving No One Behind
Services Needed: Financial support
Technical assistance
Desired Partners: Business
Financial Institution
Government
NGO / Civil Society
Project Type: Collective Action
Language: English
Start & End Dates: Feb. 1999  »  Ongoing
Project Website: www.ugandarainwater.org
Project Source: User
Profile Completion: 75%

Project Overview

Improved access and utilization of rainwater for domestic water supply, production, and environment conservation in Uganda.

Project Results

Working with the government of Uganda in the promotion of rainwater harvesting Built capacity of lower local governments and communities in the construction of rainwater harvesting facilities. Networking with international organizations and sharing our knowledge with like-minded stakeholders

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Sufficient and safe water should be available to everyone. Unfortunately, many people don’t have access to safe water. How to change that? Harvest rainwater! Since its foundation in 2003, RAIN has been working with its partners to develop, spread and ... Learn More

Uganda Rainwater Association (URWA) is a national membership non-governmental organisation (NGO) that was formed in 1999. URWA supports communities to improve their socio-economic situation through mobilisation, information, skills and experience sharing. Learn More

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