Social and economic
impact of Uduma
- Universal access to safe drinking water:
Rural populations have sustainable access to safe drinking water at an affordable price (SDG2, SDG6).
- Rural health protection:
Universal access to safe drinking water prevents contamination by waterborne diseases (SDG3).
- Economic integration of women:
One income-generating activity per water point, offered in priority to a woman (SDG1, SDG5).
- Attractiveness of rural areas:
A local drinking water service and the creation of income-generating activities stabilize populations and reduce rural exodus, urban congestion and emigration (SDG8, SDG11).
- Transparency of the sector:
Public authorities have access to all data collected: consumption, revenue, operating costs, etc. (SDG16, SDG17).
- Adaptation to climate change:
Groundwater is little affected by climate change and its sustainable exploitation contributes to community resilience (SDG9, SDG12, SDG13).