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Lifeline, Stanford Make New Discoveries in Water Point Maintenance

Imagine a water supply that is accessed, managed, maintained and sustained by rural communities. That’s the vision behind Lifeline’s EverFlow Africa program, a community-funded rural water pump maintenance project to maintain rural water points so they run and have near 100 percent water all the time.

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“Regular, Clean and Safe”: Initiative Gets Water to Health Clinics

Getting clean water quickly isn’t just a matter of convenience to rural communities – it’s often the difference between life and death. The H2O + Water Initiative – piloted by Lifeline and Blue Planet Network in 2012 – aimed to bring clean water to rural populations and help under-served health clinics and communities in the Pallisa District of eastern Uganda, where 39 percent of the population lack access to clean water.

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Spreading Lessons of Good Hygiene Helps Spread Good Health

In rural Uganda, 1 in 12 children dies from preventable water-borne diseases before the age of 5. Without a piped water system, women and girls are forced to collect water for their households from contaminated lakes and puddles, or travel to a well in another village, which takes an average of two hours per day.

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It’s a Record: Lifeline Hits Milestone…

Lifeline reached a new milestone at its factory in Lira, Uganda, producing 12,000 efficient household cookstoves in the month of February alone. Production capacity has doubled in recent months to keep pace with the growing demand for efficient household energy products across Uganda.

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Testing Field Durability of Handpump Sensor Prototype

With our EverFlow Africa pumps running at nearly 100% efficacy, our team is excited to see how a brand new prototype sensor can help our rural customers reach new heights in pump sustainability. Lifeline is in the Alyecimalo community in Uganda testing the field durability of a handpump sensor prototype under development by our partners at charity: water.

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