The Wash Project


Published:

12/13/2017

Start Date

12/14/2017

End Date

12/31/2019

Time Commitment

Full time (30+ hrs/wk)

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)

Address

level 5, 67 Albert Avenue Chatswood
Sydney
NSW
2067
Australia

Description

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Provision of sustainable clean water for rural communities.

The main traditional sources of water in most parts of rural Uganda are small ponds and unprotected wells, both of which are easily polluted, causing disease and ill-health. Unsafe sanitation practices and the spread of preventable diseases are a large part of Uganda water crisis. And as we all know proper water and san­itation is a key founda­tion for achieving many of the other Sustainable Development Goals, including good health and gender equality, so we can’t get very far on the global communities 2030 Agenda without it.


WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING?

– Constructing water stations

– Increasing access to safe water and sanitation for communities

-Reducing water related diseases

– Promoting personal hygiene and health care

– Teaching environmental water management skills

– Improving the quality of life in rural areas

– Reducing child mortality rates through clean and available water


WHAT THE PROGRAM ACHIEVES

Our water, sanitation, and hygiene efforts are part of a full plan that addresses the many factors that perpetuate poverty. Water is foundational, but we don’t stop there. Our long-term, comprehensive model also works to ensure sustainable improvements in health, education, economic development and food and agriculture production.


ELIGIBILITY

This project is suitable for volunteers interested in helping build better community for the underprivileged to live in. you should have knowledge and experience in the construction or engineering industry. Volunteers are placed with NGOs according their skill set.

Please contact us to check eligibility and find out how you can make a difference.

Fee Required

Benefits

Training Provided

Housing Available

Language/Cultural Support Available

We welcome

Groups

Families

International Volunteers

How To Apply

hello@africanvolunteeraid.org

https://www.africanvolunteeraid.org/

To apply go to our website and click on "VOLUNTEER NOW"

Price Details: $299.00

The Program fees covers for the volunteer's orientation, airport transfer, 3 meals per day, accommodation, 24hr support, Program supervision, and program administration.


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