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We have a long tradition of bringing you closer to our work by transparently sharing our progress on project activities as well as the resulting water quality and well functionality. Recently, we took another step forward, turning our values into a policy that will help guide us as we...

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The Water Trust Announces a New Executive Director

The Water Trust is excited to welcome Christopher Prottas as its new Executive Director.  Chris joins the organization from Trickle Up, a New York-based nonprofit that empowers people in developing countries to overcome extreme poverty and lead more productive lives.  Chris worked at Trickle Up...

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Working with the Government

As we await the 2016 presidential elections in Uganda, we decided to look back at our participation with the government.  In 2009 there were about 80 districts in Uganda, today there are 111 districts.   Masindi district incorporated Kiryandongo district when TWT started working there in...

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East Africa WASH Impact Network

The Water Trust is one of the 77 organizations that forms the East Africa WASH Impact Network created by Millennium Water Alliance, whose mission is to model and implement collaborative pathways to universal, sustained services in water, sanitation, and hygiene for people in developing countries. The...

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Launch of the Sustainable Development Goals

The Millennium Summit of 2000 was the largest gathering of world leaders in history.  A component of this meeting was the establishment of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The MDGs are measurable, time-bound goals designed to track the performance of UN member states and international...

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