In Uganda, the WASHTech project was facilitated by the Network for Water and Sanitation (NETWAS) Uganda and WaterAid in Uganda. The project team worked in close partnership with wide stakeholder group, including the Ministry of Water and Environment, Ministry of Health and Ministry of Finance.
During the piloting phase the following technologies were tested:
- Ferrocement rainwater tanks in Mukono District, Uganda
- Rope Pump in Iganga, Mayuga and Mpigi districts, Uganda
- Solar Pump in Kanungu District, Uganda
- Solar Pump in Adjumani District, Uganda
- U2 (India Mark II) Handpump in Katakwi District, Uganda
- U2 (India Mark II) Handpump in Mukono District, Uganda
- Urine Diverting Dry Toilet (UDDT) in Agago, Pader and Kabale in Uganda
If you are interested in applying the TAF and TIP in Uganda then contact Appropriate Technology Centre for water and sanitation, in Mukono, which the national organisation charged with hosting these tools and facilitating the development and introduction of new WASH technologies.
Photo: Johnnie Wasswa (pale shirt), of Watcom - a rope pump manufacturer in Uganda, demonstrates one of his installations during a TAF pilot assessment. (Photo Credit: Netwas, 2012)