Meet the women bringing H2ope to their communities!

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    Action for Women and Awakening in Rural Environment (AWARE)
    Kaabong, Uganda

    TEAM: Josephine Auma and Grace Loumo

    MISSION: Maternal health, HIV/AIDS, emergency relief

    Our favorite AWARE story:


    Blog: With Women Empowered, Change is POO-ssible! In recognition of World Toilet Day 2014

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    Bukoba Women's Empowerment Association (BUWEA)

    Bukoba, Tanzania

    TEAM: Grace Mushongi and Rachel Nyamukama

    MISSION: Women's livelihood, animal husbandry, farming, soy mills

    Our favorite BUWEA stories:


    Blog: BUWEA Women Invest in Their Own WASH Education and Become Local Water Champions


    Blog: BUWEA Raises Money to Build 5 Tanks in 8 Months and Counting...


    Blog: Power In Partnerships: BUWEA Partners With Women's Global Connection in the USA

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    Global Women's Water Initiative, Moyo (GWWIM)

    Moyo, Uganda

    TEAM: Martha Adong and Angella Tassas

    MISSION: Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

    Our favorite GWWIM stories:


    Blog: Guest Blog from a Visiting Photographer Who Traveled to Moyo, Uganda to Witness GWWIM in Action!


    Blog: Angella and Martha Win the Best Booth Award (It was all about water) at the local Women's Day Festival


    Blog: GWWI Trainees Launch the First GWWI Local Chapter in Moyo, Uganda With Huge Support from the Community and Local Government

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    Katosi Women's Development Trust (KWDT)

    Katosi, Uganda

    TEAM: Rose Namukasa, Betty Kajule and Mastula Namaganda

    MISSION: animal husbandry, micro-loans, WASH

    Our favorite KWDT story:


    Blog: KWDT Wins the Kyoto Water Prize, One of the Top Water Prizes in the World!

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    Kilili Self-Help Programme (KSHP)

    Kitale, Kenya

    TEAM: Jane Joseph and Elizabeth Nasai

    MISSION: biodynamic farming, food security

    Our favorite KSHP stories:


    Blog: Buying Books Instead of Medicine! KSHP Eliminates Typhoid in Local Kenya Schools


    Blog: KSHP Wins Top Prize from Ministry Of Water and Irrigation


    Blog: KSHP Enhances Their Food Security Program With Water Security


    Blog: Unique Community Driven Program to Bring Clean Water

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    Kisumu Medical and Education Trust (KMET)

    Kisumu, Kenya

    TEAM: Rosemary Atieno, Joy Nambare and Maureen Opondo

     MISSION: maternal health, HIV/AIDS, participatory integrated community development

    Our favorite KMET stories:


    Blog: Sophia, Local Grandma Is Voted as Chair for Her Local Water Committiee


    Blog: Two Kisumu Teams Partner to Support Clean Water Efforts After Meeting at GWWIs Training Program

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    Life Bloom Services International, Inc (LBSI)

    Naivasha, Kenya

    TEAM: Wanjiru Ngigi, Phionah Mbugua and Catherine Wanjohi

    MISSION: counseling, livelihood development, vocational training for vulnerable women and girls

    Our favorite LBSI stories:


    Blog: From Sex Worker to Water Champion: Phionah Quits Walking the Streets for A Career as a Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Technician and Trainer!


    Blog: LBSI Director Is Elected as Board Chair of Her Local Water Board Integrating Women and Influencing Local Water Policy. Read her letter!


    Blog: LBSI Trains Women Prisoners To Provide Their Own Clean Water. Read more here.


    Blog: Commercial Sex Workers Become Masons and Find An Alternative Income-Generating Skill

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    Orphans and Widows Association for Development (OWAD)

    Amuria, Uganda

    TEAM: Florence Atidi, Helen Rose Achen and Eunice Aliamo

    MISSION: housing for orphans and widows, solar energy

    Our favorite OWAD stories:


    Blog: Girls No Longer Missing School Thanks to OWADs Rainwater Harvesting Project!


    Blog: OWAD Prepares for a Local Government Water Contract

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    Uganda Women's Water Initiative (UWWI)

    Gomba, Uganda

    TEAM: Beatrice Namukasa, Betty and Irina

    MISSION: Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)

    Our favorite UWWI stories:


    Article: Godliver Businge, GWWI Head Tech Trainer is Featured By Reuter's as A Role Model for Women Engineers


    Blog: UWWI Manager and GWWI Head Technical Trainer Graduates #1 In Her Engineering Class

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    Women's Center for Job Creation (WCFJC)

    Jinja, Uganda

    TEAM: Charity Ndhura and Isabella Ainomugish

    MISSION: women's livelihood, craft making, salon training, animal husbandry, farming, seed saving

    Our favorite WCFJC stories:


    Blog: WCFJC Builds Rainwater Harvesting Systems to Help Women-run Goat and Poultry Micro-businesses

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    Women in Water and Natural Resources Conservation (WWANC)

    Kakamega, Kenya

    TEAM: Stella Wanjala and Catherine Ondele

    MISSION: WASH, climate change, entrepreneurship

    Our favorite WWNRC stories:


    Blog: GWWI Partners with KIVA So WWNRC Offer Their Own Project Financing


    Article: Rose Wamalwa, WWNRC Founder and GWWI Coordinator Is Named One of the Eight African Water Women To Watch Alongside President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf of Liberia and President Joyc Banda of Malawi!


    Blog: First Baby Born at Village Clinic Because WWNRC Builds Rainwater Harvesting Tanks to Supply Water


    Blog: Rose Wamalwa Tells the Story How Having Water Changed a Local Clinic To Be Able to Offer More Health Services