Water and Sanitation

HIJRA’s programmes in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) focus on increasing access to water, sanitation and hygiene services, while building the capacity to manage WASH interventions at the local level.

Our programmes in Somalia and Uganda directly benefit hundreds of thousands of beneficiaries comprising of refugees, Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and other vulnerable host community.

The overall goal of our programmes achieve reductions in water and sanitation-related illnesses within the communities we serve in Somalia and Uganda by:

  • Increasing access to safe water
  • Improving sanitation
  • Improving hygiene behaviour
  • Training and mobilizing community water and sanitation (WASH) committees