Building Effective Drinking Water Management Policies in Rural Africa: Lessons from Northern Uganda by Christopher Opio Key Points National governments should develop strong rural drinking water quality monitoring and surveillance programs to ensure that uncontaminated water is available in rural Sub-Saharan African communities. Governments and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) need to educate well users on proper transportation and storage of water … Read More
Chris Opio`s research on “Contamination of drinking water sources and associated health concerns in Northern Uganda.“ This Latest research in Northern Uganda project involved sampling water from NUDF wells, open sources, and that stored in peoples`homes in rural Northern Uganda. These water samples were taken to a central laboratory in Kampala (capital city of Uganda) for analyses. Conclusions from the … Read More
THANK YOU to everyone that has attended, made contributions and participated in our 3rd Annual African Dinner and Silent Auction. The event was a HUGE SUCCESS, and we are very greatful! The 2012 3rd Annual African Dinner and Silent Auction was a great success and NUDF is very grateful to everyone who came and contributed to the development of Northern Uganda.We were able … Read More
2012 Academic of the year Award “I’m honoured and deeply grateful to be receiving this award from CUFA BC. My work is very special to me because I believe I’m giving hope, not only to the people in Uganda, but people around the world. I also talk to youth and communities in Prince George about water management in Uganda and … Read More
Alumni Award of Excellence The chairman of the NUDF, above right, Dr. Christopher Opio receives Alumni Award of Exellence from the President of the university of Alberta, Dr. Indira Samarasekera for his humanitarian work in Northern … Read More
This newspaper picture shows the culmination of the Prince George Library “Make Waves” reading challenge. For every book read during the challenge the library donated $1 towards the Northern Uganda Development Foundation with a goal of $2,500, which covers the cost of a new well in Uganda. Every time a local child told library staff about a book … Read More
The newest addition to the NUDF team! Six oxen were bought this summer to help villages farm more effectively.