Offering entry to drinking water to 1,200 Sudanese refugees in Uganda is the purpose of the #SedSolidarios Christmas Marketing campaign developed by Aqualia in collaboration with UNHCR. The motion seeks to enhance the solidarity of all staff and individuals who need to contribute to the marketing campaign and, in addition, to worth the significance of water and sanitation as a elementary proper for folks's life, well being and dignity.
In accordance to UNHCR information, every refugee spends a mean of 6 hours a day to provide water, in containers with a capability of up to 20 liters. A course of carried out primarily by ladies and youngsters, placing their bodily integrity in danger, in the course of the spherical journey, and in addition stopping kids from going to college and ladies having the ability to prepare or work.
The marketing campaign, which is developed across the web site www.sedsolidarios.com, poses a problem: to add kilometers to scale back the time spent by 1,200 refugees to gather drinking water: 7,200 hours (6 hours on common every). To take part, merely enter the net, register, and, from there, begin including kilometers. For each 12 kilometers traveled, 6 hours of the ultimate goal might be diminished, which is to attain 14,400 kilometers.
Water, a crucial useful resource
With the sum of 14,400 kilometers, the #SedSolidarios Christmas marketing campaign will assist to purchase and set up a photo voltaic pumping system in a Ugandan refugee camp from South Sudan, offering them with high quality water.
Water is crucial for growth and will be an engine of change to promote a extra simply society, the principle problem of the Sustainable Growth Targets (SDGs). Aqualia, dedicated to reaching these targets, invitations us to take this Christmas a step additional and assist guarantee entry to drinking water for folks in an emergency state of affairs, to be supportive with out leaving anybody behind.
On this manner, a larger effort in cooperation is required, constructing alliances, in line with what’s marked by SDG17. On this regard, UNHCR's expertise is essential, because it has been working on varied initiatives for years to guarantee entry to protected drinking water and sanitation for refugees and displaced individuals.