Galdino Ongaya lives in Dag Iwayo, northern Uganda. It’s been a little more than a year since Ongaya, a village leader, returned to his home in the Pader District. A long-running conflict had kept his and 67 other families away from the village and in camps for displaced people for 22 years. Life back in the village is difficult, but all say they are happy to be home.
|Thanks to the Lutheran World Federation and the ELCA, the Kitgum District of northern Uganda now has a 2,600-gallon water tank. The 418 students at Labayango Primary School spend more time in classes instead of waiting in long lines at a borehole before carrying water to the school. With water for washing hands and cleaning latrines, school sanitation has improved.|
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