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Bamboo water tank

I work with youth to construct bamboo water tanks to harvest rain water

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What problem does the idea help to solve and how does your solution work? (2,000 characters maximum)

Failure to access clean water safe water results into water born diseases which burden women with the care role given that 78% of the house holds member fall seek report being given by female 2016, two third of the women's role in the house holds included water collection for 30 minutes, for 57% of the population (UDHS 2011). 70% of adult female faced the change of moving long distance in search for water that leads them to face sexual Violence Bamboo water tank can help households to access water by harvesting rain water. And use them in period of scarcity

Geography of focus (500 characters)

The project will be implemented in central Uganda. However it can go further to all regions when we recieve resources

Building Bridges: What bridge does your idea build between people on the move and neighbors towards a shared future of stability and promise? (500 characters)

Access to clean water Employment opportunities to break poverty cycle

What human need is your idea solving for? (1,000 characters)

Water. The idea help households to access clean water by harvesting rain water

What will be different within the community of focus as a result of implementing your idea? (1,000 characters)

People will be able to access clean water

What is the inspiration behind your idea? (1,000 characters)

Girls used to get sexual Violence's and almost 54% of sexual Violence's were based on search for water

Describe the dynamics of the community in which the idea is to be implemented. (1,000 characters)

People are poor and so traditional

How does your idea leverage and empower community strengths and assets to help create an environment for success? (1,000 characters)

People will plant bamboo trees knowing that they will be paid after harvest

What other partners or stakeholders will work alongside you in implementing the idea, if any? (1,000 characters)

District leaders Buganda Uganda water and sanitation consortium

What part of the displacement journey is your solution addressing

  • Arriving and settling at a destination community

Tell us how you'd describe the type of innovation you are proposing

  • Service: A new or enhanced service that creates value for end beneficiaries

Idea Proposal Stage

  • Prototype: We have done some small tests or experiments with prospective users to continue developing the idea.

Group or Organization Name

Action for youth and women empowerment

Type of submitter

  • We are not yet a registered organization but plan to in future

Organization Headquarters: Country


Organization Headquarters: City / State

Central, kiboga district


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Photo of Hadi Shamieh

Wow, that's amazing! Great job and best of luck!

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