At least 14 new water sources have been constructed in Amach Sub-county, Lira District, with financial support from both the community and a humanitarian agency.
This newspaper has learnt that members of each village contributed Shs100,000 towards the construction of each borehole in the area. The money was collected by village chairpersons and taken to the sub-county, Mr Sam Obala, the chairperson of Ekude Village in Alworo Parish, told Daily Monitor last week.
Altogether, the community contributed Shs1.4 million towards the water project whose implementation commenced in January and ended in December 2018.
Ryans Well Foundation, a Canada-based non-profit water charity, through its partner organisation, Divine Waters Uganda, contributed Shs210 million to the project