Who We Are

Get Water Uganda (GWU) is a not for profit Organization concerned with Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) programs and Climate Change Mitigation in Uganda. GWU envisions a community, where all people have access to clean and safe drinking water and sanitation and are responsive to climate change while using simple and sustainable Community Based Design Approaches. GWU programs, approach and strategy contributes and address the Global Sustainable Goals comprehensively with SDG6 - Clean water and Sanitation at the focal point; by provision of safe drinking water to the people and raising awareness for water disinfection, hygiene and sanitation (WASH measures). Our work also influence directly on SDG1- No poverty by reduction of health costs, money and time spent on getting firewood, SDG3- Good health and well-being by reducing the risk of waterborne diseases for the people, SDG4- Quality education by sensitizing people about water disinfection and disease transmission from an early age and reduction of waterborne diseases holding positive impact on school attendance and work, SDG5- Gender equality by empowering women as providers of safe water, recognizing and valuing the domestic work, SDG13- Climate action by reduction of CO2 emissions, raising awareness for climate change mitigation, SDG15- Life on land by reduction of deforestation and protection of vital woods for the ecosystem, SDG17- Partnership for the goals by strengthening international cooperation to support sustainable development, including dissemination of environmentally friendly technologies.

Get Water Uganda currently operates in Namayingo district, Eastern Uganda with prospective growth in East-Central districts including; Busia, Mayuge, Butaleja, Bugweri, Luuka and Namutumba in the next years.


Community where all people have access to clean and safe drinking Water and Sanitation and are responsive to climate change mitigation action.


To provide simple and sustainable community based approaches that steer improved access to Water and Sanitation and respond to Climate change mitigation measures.

Core Values & Beliefs

  • Holistic

    Fostering interconnected and indivisible goals around dimensions of sustainable development.

  • Inclusion

    We value our differences and draw strength from diversity thus promoting equal opportunity for all irrespective of race, gender, age and disability and shared responsibility among stakeholders.

  • Empowerment

    We strive to build the capacity of all the beneficiaries for positive sustainable changes.

  • Excellency

    We strive for efficiency, effectiveness and impactful results across our work.

  • Advocacy

    We elevate all voices and provide platform for raising voices for the disadvantaged.

  • Committed to learning

    We are committed to learning and sharing experiences for improved program output.

  • Partnership

    We value and respect different stakeholders as a key component to achieving of our program work.

  • Accountability

    We cherish all program resources and strive to provide value for money hence accountable to all stakeholders.

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