alebtong women

Alebtong women save Shs500 weekly to maintain boreholes

Alebtong- Every week, women in Yikwii Village, Omoro Sub-county in Alebtong District gather under a mango tree to set aside money to repair their borehole.

Each member of the group saves Shs500 weekly to maintain the only water source constructed for the community about two years ago. So far, Shs400,000 has been saved since 2015.

Omoro is one of the vulnerable communities in northern Uganda because of the prolonged conflict perpetrated by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) rebels.

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