According to the ministry of health, national pit latrine coverage in Uganda increased to 79 per cent in 2018 from 49 per cent in 1999.
“Any young girl who passes through a stage of stigma from school will not be free in her study because the menstruation period is a monthly thing which will be happening as we grow.”
The bio-sand filter mechanism given to the people of Eastern Uganda is a simple household water treatment device.
In Otwal sub-county, Oyam district, 45 people have been registered with a strange disease similar to bilharzia.
“Our children are exposed to so many water borne diseases but we cannot do much, we appeal to the district to bring for water clean water from the Nile,” Majuma,a resident, said.