Watchmen International |Africa | News updates

Helping South Sundanese Refugees at Rhino Camp in Uganda

Roger and the Lifewater Team in Uganda have been at the Rhino Camp Refugee Settlement in Northern Uganda this week. (see previous update for details of the Rhino Camp). Here are some highlights from his daily updates: Day 1 of Lifewater/Water Works distribution completed. 68 more special needs (PSN) families will now have access to […]

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Lives are being transformed in Rwanda – Dec. 2018 news

Our teams have been busy in Rwanda over the last couple of months! A new  group going through Spiritual Transformation training was started at Rwembogo on 3rd December 2018. The group consists of 57 people including pastors, assistant pastors, and evangelists from different churches. As the photo shows, their interest is very high! But this is […]

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Lifewater Update November 2018

  This month, we have completed another distribution at the Kyaka II Refugee Settlement, in conjunction with the WaterWorks program, when another 200 families received life-saving Lifewater filtration systems. The settlement has grown from 30,000 to approaching 70,000 refugees in the last 12 months. Most of the influx (around 800 per week) have fled from […]

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Lifewater Projects Update 2018

We’re delighted to report that, earlier this year, we again secured major funding for our Lifewater Villages project from the Aall Foundation (a grant-making trust based in the Cayman Islands). The Villages project donates Lifewater systems to every home in a village, plus systems for any local schools and clinics, ensuring that everyone has access […]

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November 2016 news update

  Ali and Lorraine Patience have just come on to the Watchmen International UK Board as directors. They are currently serving as missionaries with ‘Kids in Kailahun’, a child sponsorship programme in Sierra Leone. Ali and Lorraine have already introduced the Africa Youth Award in their local area, Kailahun, with a number of young people […]

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October 2016 news update

Students and staff from Wellington College, Berkshire visited one of the Lifewater Village Projects in Katoma, Uganda. These projects have been sponsored by the Helping Hands Programme (Australia). The students and teachers, accompanied by Glenys London, were instructed in how a Lifewater system is assembled and used, before fetching water from a local swampy water […]

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June 2016 news update

  Roger London, accompanied by members of the Ugandan team, visited Sironko District in Eastern Uganda for a Lifewater Village Project. Three hilly villages bordering the Mount Elgon National Park were recipients of more than 100 Lifewater systems – these were set up in homes and in a local school. The project was organised locally […]

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October/November 2015 news update

Zanzibar, a semi-independent group of islands off the coast of Tanzania, is predominantly Islamic (93%). Watchmen International has a regional Tanzanian team based there led by Pastor Charles Kiyengo. Roger London, accompanied by two International team members, Stephen Nsibambi and William Nyelela, and the Tanzanian National Watchmen leader, Raymond Mbidu, visited Zanzibar in order to […]

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