AfWA (African Water Association) Women's forum - 23rd Feb, 2020, Kampala, Uganda

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AfWA Women's forum-23rd Feb, 2020,Kampala, Uganda

Dear All,

The 3rd Forum of professional Women in Water and Sanitation was held this Sunday, February 2020, 23 in Kampala, Uganda prior to the AfWA under the theme: Women stewards breaking new grounds in Water and Sanitation! A warm thank you to National Water and Sewerage Company Uganda (NWSC), AFWA 2020 and the Ugandan women professionals chapter for hosting us.

A few impressions from the women's forum below

Doreen Mbalo

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Re: AfWA Women's forum-23rd Feb, 2020,Kampala, Uganda

Dear Doreen,

Thank you for the pictures from the Women’s day that we had in Kampala. Just to reiterate a few points that were mentioned by some of the key speakers during that day:
- Time is running out. Whatever you do, do it right the first time, there may be no time for repetition.
- We should aim to make an impact as women. Be it by making careers enticing, education of the girl child and also have forums that can reach out to children.
-We should explore mentoring sessions not only by women but learning from men as well.
- Africa has so much potential. The women were urged to take something back to their countries from the sessions they will attend during AfWA and go and share with other women who were not there.

Overall, the women learnt that we should aim to continuously educate our people on issues to do with their life and more so Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH).

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Charlotte
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