This project promotes decent living within slum communities through integration and promotion of housing and water, sanitation and hygiene good practices. The project aims at improving the lives of people living in slums in Kampala through improved housing, water and sanitation.
The project objective is to improve the living conditions and contribute to a dignified life for people living in the slums of Kampala City by ensuring decent and safe housing as well as access to safe water and sanitation. The projects targets areas include; Busega, Mutundwe (Rubaga Division), Kibuye and Ggaba (Makindye Division) as well as limited activities with the groups in Central Division.
· It will bring equitable and sustainable access; to shelter for 180 people, to water (6300), sanitation (10 000) and hygiene (37 000) for a total of 53 300 people.
· It will bring vocational business skills training for 90 selected women and youths that will be trained in WASH/housing related business initiatives, for example solid waste management and managing communal toilets viably.
· It will strengthen partnerships and coalitions engaging and influencing housing and WASH related policies programs and practices.
· It will enhance civic engagement of Government and urban private sector in coordination, integration financing, and good governance for sustainable and equitable WASH and housing service delivery.
· It will strengthen organizational and management capacity of participating institutions and target community groups.
This is being achieved through the following strategies in place; partnerships, capacity building, lobbying and advocacy, mainstreaming, HRBA, service delivery/ construction of facilities and information sharing.
As a result the project will lead to; increased access to safe, healthy and decent housing and improved access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene for slum dwellers in Kampala, strengthened partnerships and coalitions influencing housing and WASH related policies programs and practices and enhanced good governance for sustainable and equitable WASH and housing service delivery.
This project is funded by We Effect and WaterAid. More information on these partners can be found at: www.weeffect.org and http://www.wateraid.org/where-we-work/page/uganda
More information at www.ssauganda.org