Skenfrith Village and community supports two international aid agencies BUSOGA Trust
and SOCADIDO (Soroti Catholic Diocese Integrated Development Organisation).
Frances David and Kath Hesketh provide the local focus for this support. Both regularly
visit projects in Uganda and report back on progress ensuring local ‘ownership’ of
The BUSOGA Trust provides safe, clean water for rural communities in Busoga and Luweero,
Uganda. Since it was founded in 1982, the Trust has installed over a thousand wells,
boreholes or protected springs. This has greatly reduced the mortality rate from
drinking water from polluted sources.
Skenfrith and Grosmont have together raised money for three wells and are very near
the target of £2 500 for a fourth. Many residents have donated wells. Frances David
visited well number 3 in Bututi village and everyone turned out to say “Thank you”