[vc_section css=”.vc_custom_1591879151483{margin-top: -30px !important;}”][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1591009506810{background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: contain !important;}”][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1497411787862{margin-bottom: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}”]

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=”stretch_row” equal_height=”yes” css=”.vc_custom_1591609225488{background-color: #dddddd !important;}”][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”50px”][vc_custom_heading text=”We remain focused to providing families in Uganda with Safe Water access because we know that its absence makes these people vulnerable to COVID-19″ font_container=”tag:h4|font_size:30|text_align:center|line_height:1.2″ google_fonts=”font_family:Roboto%3A100%2C100italic%2C300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C500%2C500italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C900%2C900italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/6″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]

As part of the pandemic response, we are enhancing our already existing program by stepping up hand washing with water and soap in household level through the installation of simple infrastructure like tippy taps in all households. While in the lockdown, we have continued to sensitise communities about the causes, spread and prevention measures of the COVID-19 virus

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/6″][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_empty_space height=”50px”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Our Response to COVID-19″ font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:center|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Roboto%3A100%2C100italic%2C300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C500%2C500italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C900%2C900italic|font_style:700%20bold%20regular%3A700%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”Our intervention and approach to the global pandemic involves three simple steps which have been existent in our already running program; all we had to do was to ramp it up to ensure the fast dispersion of crucial information to the communities. All this we have done in partnership with districts
in the various areas of operation” font_container=”tag:h5|font_size:20|text_align:center|color:%23000000″ google_fonts=”font_family:Montserrat%3Aregular%2C700|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row gap=”20″ equal_height=”yes” css=”.vc_custom_1591251382153{margin-top: 35px !important;}”][vc_column width=”1/3″ css=”.vc_custom_1591215976590{margin-bottom: 30px !important;padding-top: 30px !important;padding-right: 40px !important;padding-bottom: 30px !important;padding-left: 40px !important;background-color: #d8d8d8 !important;border-radius: 4px !important;}”][vc_featured_box heading_text=”Hand washing” content_text=”Promotion of hand washing as one of the most effective ways to prevent transmission of diseases – not just Corona virus but also other WASH related illnesses such as cholera, diarrhoea and typhoid among others” heading_color=”#000000″ content_color=”#000000″ graphic=”image” graphic_size=”60″ image=”1892″ css=”.vc_custom_1591249677311{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}” el_class=”bt-featured-box-effect-gznor”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″ css=”.vc_custom_1591215960030{margin-bottom: 30px !important;padding-top: 30px !important;padding-right: 40px !important;padding-bottom: 30px !important;padding-left: 40px !important;background-color: #d8d8d8 !important;border-radius: 4px !important;}”][vc_featured_box heading_text=”Sanitation and Hygiene” content_text=”Intensive sanitation and hygiene promotion programs to educate communities on the socioeconomic costs of poor sanitation and the benefits of social distancing and proper hygiene practices” heading_color=”#333333″ content_color=”#0a0a0a” graphic=”image” graphic_size=”60″ image=”1893″ css=”.vc_custom_1591250385863{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}” el_class=”bt-featured-box-effect-gznor”][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″ css=”.vc_custom_1591215837893{margin-bottom: 30px !important;padding-top: 30px !important;padding-right: 40px !important;padding-bottom: 30px !important;padding-left: 40px !important;background-color: #d8d8d8 !important;border-radius: 4px !important;}”][vc_featured_box heading_text=”Community Sensitisation” content_text=”Creating awareness about the causes, spread and prevention measures of the COVID-19 pandemic recommended by the World Health Organisation and Uganda government to curb the spread of COVID-19 virus” heading_color=”#000000″ content_color=”#000000″ graphic=”image” graphic_size=”60″ image=”1890″ css=”.vc_custom_1591250210468{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}” el_class=”bt-featured-box-effect-gznor”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”24px”][evc_button type=”solid” size=”large” button_alignment=”center” text=”SEE HOW WE ARE ADDRESSING COVID-19″ custom_link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fafricawatersolutions.org%2Fcovid-19-response%2F|||” hover_color=”#ffffff”][vc_empty_space][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row gap=”30″ equal_height=”yes” disable_element=”yes” css=”.vc_custom_1591107078366{margin-top: 45px !important;}”][vc_column width=”1/3″ css=”.vc_custom_1499047153229{margin-bottom: 30px !important;padding-top: 30px !important;padding-right: 45px !important;padding-bottom: 30px !important;padding-left: 45px !important;background-color: #fafafa !important;border-radius: 4px !important;}”][vc_single_image image=”1892″ alignment=”center” css=”.vc_custom_1591011514482{margin-bottom: 10px !important;}”][vc_custom_heading text=”1,344 hours spent per year” font_container=”tag:div|font_size:18px|text_align:center|line_height:22px” google_fonts=”font_family:Raleway%3A100%2C200%2C300%2Cregular%2C500%2C600%2C700%2C800%2C900|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”Every year children and mothers spend 1,344 hours fetching water” font_container=”tag:p|text_align:center|color:%23757575″ google_fonts=”font_family:Raleway%3A100%2C200%2C300%2Cregular%2C500%2C600%2C700%2C800%2C900|font_style:300%20light%20regular%3A300%3Anormal” css=”.vc_custom_1537627300666{margin-top: 15px !important;}”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″ css=”.vc_custom_1498791990905{margin-bottom: 30px !important;padding-top: 30px !important;padding-right: 45px !important;padding-bottom: 30px !important;padding-left: 45px !important;background-color: #ffffff !important;border-radius: 4px !important;}”][vc_single_image image=”1893″ alignment=”center” css=”.vc_custom_1591011552378{margin-bottom: 10px !important;}”][vc_custom_heading text=”Unsafe Water & Poor sanitation” font_container=”tag:div|font_size:18px|text_align:center|line_height:22px” google_fonts=”font_family:Raleway%3A100%2C200%2C300%2Cregular%2C500%2C600%2C700%2C800%2C900|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”500,000 Children die every year from diarrhea caused by consumption of unsafe water and sanitation” font_container=”tag:p|text_align:center|color:%23757575″ google_fonts=”font_family:Raleway%3A100%2C200%2C300%2Cregular%2C500%2C600%2C700%2C800%2C900|font_style:300%20light%20regular%3A300%3Anormal” css=”.vc_custom_1537609007543{margin-top: 15px !important;}”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″ css=”.vc_custom_1499047199703{margin-bottom: 30px !important;padding-top: 30px !important;padding-right: 45px !important;padding-bottom: 30px !important;padding-left: 45px !important;background-color: #fafafa !important;border-radius: 4px !important;}”][vc_single_image image=”1890″ alignment=”center” css=”.vc_custom_1591011266371{margin-bottom: 10px !important;}”][vc_custom_heading text=”Unhygienic Areas of Convenience” font_container=”tag:div|font_size:18px|text_align:center|line_height:22px” google_fonts=”font_family:Raleway%3A100%2C200%2C300%2Cregular%2C500%2C600%2C700%2C800%2C900|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_custom_heading text=”Only 3 in 10 rural households in Uganda have a latrine and 1 in 10 people practice open defecation” font_container=”tag:p|text_align:center|color:%23757575″ google_fonts=”font_family:Raleway%3A100%2C200%2C300%2Cregular%2C500%2C600%2C700%2C800%2C900|font_style:300%20light%20regular%3A300%3Anormal” css=”.vc_custom_1539418316001{margin-top: 15px !important;}”][/vc_column][/vc_row][/vc_section][vc_row disable_element=”yes”][/vc_row][vc_section full_width=”stretch_row” content_placement=”middle” disable_element=”yes” css=”.vc_custom_1591116627599{padding-top: 270px !important;padding-bottom: 100px !important;background-image: url(https://africawatersolutions.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/photo_3.jpg?id=1901) !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}”][vc_column][vc_column_text]dwashing is a crucial aspect

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[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_section][vc_section full_width=”stretch_row” css=”.vc_custom_1591253141366{padding-top: 70px !important;padding-bottom: 60px !important;background-image: url(https://africawatersolutions.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/DSC_5849-1.jpg?id=2057) !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}”][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][vc_custom_heading text=”Our commitment is to help vulnerable communities fight COVID-19″ font_container=”tag:h3|font_size:36|text_align:left|color:%23ffffff|line_height:1.2″ google_fonts=”font_family:Roboto%3A100%2C100italic%2C300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C500%2C500italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C900%2C900italic|font_style:700%20bold%20regular%3A700%3Anormal” css=”.vc_custom_1591253851938{padding-left: 10px !important;}”][vc_custom_heading text=”The most effective way to prevent ourselves from catching this deadly virus and other WASH related diseases is through the simple act of hand washing with soap” font_container=”tag:h5|font_size:22|text_align:left|color:%23ffffff|line_height:1.2″ google_fonts=”font_family:Montserrat%3Aregular%2C700|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal” css=”.vc_custom_1591253740322{padding-left: 10px !important;}”][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][vc_separator color=”white” align=”align_left” border_width=”2″][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][vc_empty_space height=”40px”][vc_empty_space height=”40px”][vc_empty_space height=”40px”][/vc_column][/vc_row][/vc_section][vc_row disable_element=”yes” css=”.vc_custom_1591131292812{padding-bottom: 60px !important;}”][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”40px”][vc_column_text][recent_post_slider design=”design-4″ show_category_name=”false” show_date=”false” media_size=”full” category=”77″ dots=”false”][/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”40px”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=”stretch_row” css=”.vc_custom_1591216302590{border-top-width: 0px !important;border-right-width: 1px !important;border-left-width: 1px !important;background-color: #f5ba18 !important;border-left-color: #ffffff !important;border-left-style: solid !important;border-right-color: #ffffff !important;border-right-style: solid !important;border-top-color: #ffffff !important;border-top-style: solid !important;}”][vc_column width=”1/2″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″ css=”.vc_custom_1591214500590{margin-top: -10px !important;padding-top: 10px !important;padding-bottom: 50px !important;}”][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”Amidst this unprecedented global crisis, 3 in 10 ugandans in rural areas will not have access to clean and safe water” font_container=”tag:h5|font_size:30|text_align:right|color:%23ffffff|line_height:1.1″ google_fonts=”font_family:Roboto%3A100%2C100italic%2C300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C500%2C500italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C900%2C900italic|font_style:900%20bold%20regular%3A900%3Anormal” css=”.vc_custom_1591254240152{padding-top: 70px !important;}”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1591214409948{margin-top: 10px !important;padding-top: px !important;}”]

Our primary goal still remains to bring the dream of access to clean and safe water to all especially the most vulnerable ones — children and mothers.

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