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Safe Water ‘Gender Responsive’ Lango Project, Uganda

This initiative grants access to safe water by revitalising hand-powered boreholes. It has demonstrated its commitment to gender-sensitive management, yielding positive outcomes for women, while also contributing numerous co-benefits aligning with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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  • Project Type Borehole Rehabilitation
  • Location Lango, Uganda
  • Standard Gold Standard
  • Estimated Reduction 51,000 TCO2

Your impact

  • 20 t+
    Achieves gender equality
  • 50 t+
    A Carbon Neutral Partner*
  • 80 t+
    Reduces greenhouse gas emissions
  • 150 t+
    Clean water and sanitation
  • 300 t+
    Reducing greenhouse gas emissions

The Ugandan Safe Water Project in Lango has grown to become the world’s first carbon project to be successfully certified under the Gold Standard’s Gender Equality Framework within its Gold Standard for the Global Goals.

The project has successfully demonstrated that it is being run in a gender-sensitive way and that it delivers positive impacts to women. Communities are supported with access to safe water through the rehabilitation of hand-powered boreholes. The communities live in remote rural areas with minimal infrastructure and limited access to safe water.

View the factsheet for more details.

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These carbon offsets are permanently retired on a registry guaranteeing each credit cannot be resold.

+Please be advised we are unable to provide individual serial numbers for online transactions.

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  • Corporate : 420 tonnes


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