Kumi locals get solar-powered water facility

More than 3,000 residents in Kaderin Parish, Kadami Sub-county, Kumi District are excited after they received a solar-powered water project.

The residents have for decades been drinking unclean water from Lake Nyaguo, a tributary of Lake Kyoga.

Ms Roda Okurut Achom, one of the residents in Kaderin, said they have been fetching contaminated water for domestic use, especially drinking, cooking, bathing and washing utensils, which posed a health risk.

The Shs99m project was installed  by Habitat for Humanity Uganda, a non-government organisation, that constructs houses and empowers the vulnerable and needy communities to do sustainable livelihood activities.