Empowering Women and Girls
By freeing up time they spend cooking and collecting water/wood.
By training them on income generating opportunities so they can get the most out of that time.
By encouraging them to assume leadership roles in community based organizations.
Watch video and see how a new water well have changed a Ugandan girl’s life
By encouraging community members to take responsibility for their collective health and the integrity of their
water points through participation in Community Development Clubs (CDCs) and by creating structures
that maximize transparency and accountability.
Learn more about Lifeline’s CDCs
Promoting improved hygiene and sanitation practices – by mobilizing community members to join (CDCs) and
training community based facilitators to lead weekly sessions devoted to discrete hygiene and sanitation topics.
Nurturing clean cookstove markets – by developing culturally appropriate stove products that are affordable for
those living at the bottom of the economic pyramid and by spreading awareness of the benefits of clean cooking.
Learn how Lifeline’s CDCs work
The graduating class of the Obalongwen Community Development Club in Apac District, Uganda
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500+ women have been empowered through income generating opportunities
9,400+ people have been trained in Lifeline’s Community Development Clubs
235,000+ people have gained access to clean drinking water in Northern Uganda
950,000+ lives have been profoundly improved in Haiti and East Africa through use of fuel saving stoves
5,000+ students have been trained to use proper hygiene and sanitation practices in schools