Association of Serving the Humanity International (ASHI)
ASHI's present priority is to identify funding for creation in Northern Uganda of clean water provision. ASHI - Association of Serving the Humanity International - is a constituted and registered organisation with charitable status based in West Lothian. Its Aims and Objectives under the Scottish law are: Prevention or relief of Poverty; Advancement in Education; Advancement in Health and Saving Lives locally and Internationally.
The charity is managed by a group of trustees with a range of experience, qualifications and key skills that includes organisation, finance, public sector and international project management. Its founder and first chair person is Mr David Okalo Olwa. All Trustees are volunteers.
ASHI was started in 2010 by a small group who identified a vulnerable community in Northern Uganda and mobilised local communities in West Lothian to provide medical equipment and spectacles to this population. Since then relationships have grown between the two communities and there has been exchange visits.
On the 31st January 2015, ASHI has commissioned its first priority project called Bala Water Project at Olai village, Bala Sub County in Northern Uganda. One borehole was drilled by The Good Shepherd Water Ltd which is supplying 'Clean and Safe drinking water to 600 people and thousand of passers-by in that area.
Bala Water Project aims to improve basic localised water resources in rural Uganda, empower and educate local communities on mobilisation of local resources for sustained access to clean and safe drinking water.
Organisational member, A
Areas of Interest
- Capacity Building
- Education – General
- Water and Sanitation