Jun 24 2015

Ugandan Activist Shares Her Inspiring Story of Fighting for Gender Equality Through Civil Engineering

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GUEST: Godliver Businge, who works with the Global Women’s Water Initiative as a technology trainer, training grassroots women allover Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania in the construction of water conservation and access technology.

In California we are battling an historic drought where the rich scoff at the idea of not being able to soak their lush lawns, while produce farming in the central desert and bottled water corporations suck up many gallons of precious water. But in other parts of the world, just having access to drinking water and water for sanitation, is a serious battle. One such place is the eastern African nation of Uganda where there has been a water crisis for decades but where women are now taking the lead on finding technological fixes.

To learn more of Godliver’s work at globalwomenswater.org.

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