Uganda Triple-S initiative

Triple-S, short for Sustainable Services at Scale, is an initiative to address the growing problem of sustainability of rural water supplies. In Uganda, a consortium of partners is spearheading Triple-S. They include:

Why Triple-S?

Uganda’s water sector faces growing challenges in terms of sustainability of water supplies. According to the 2010 sector performance report, functionality dropped from 83% in 2008/09 to 81% in 2009/10, despite the founding of a national level thematic working group on functionality. This means that around 1 out of 5 water supply systems in the country is not functioning at any given time.

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