August 17, 2011
We (Engineers Without Borders at the University of New Hampshire) are currently working with CVI on a drinking water project, and we recently returned from a trip to their center in Northern Uganda. They were very cooperative and helpful, both in the US and on our trip. We definitely could not have accomplished our goals in the time that we had without their logistical help with arrangements such as obtaining drivers/translators.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
Through our project we are playing more of a support role than a direct involvement in their work, but we were able to see firsthand the opportunities that the young women and their children at the center were given to learn skills and simply live in a safe, caring environment.
Ways to make it better...
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
I think that it would be great for CVI to be able to extend its' work into other countries where young people have been exploited in war.
Volunteer & We collected data and information related to water use, quality, quantity, etc. at and around the village of Lukodi.