I will shortly be jetting off to Uganda to experience first-hand the incredible work of the charity WaterAid. I am incredibly honoured to be representing my company, Mott MacDonald on this trip and I am not taking the responsibility lightly. I expect that the trip will be a massive inspiration for the 16 of us going and it will spur us all on to raise awareness of the plight of the 1 in 3 people in the world that do not have somewhere safe to go to the toilet and 1 in 10 who don't have a safe water supply.
First we will travel to the Amuria District in north east Uganda. I will be spending time with families who have no safe water supply and nowhere safe to go the toilet and discussing with them the challenges that they face just in doing something we take for granted when we turn on the tap or walk into the bathroom. I will be visiting a school, which incr
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I anticipate that I will be deeply moved by some of the experiences and it's all going to be a bit of an emotional rollercoaster. I hope that I can take it all on board though and influence others to do their bit and help deliver toilets and safe water for #EveryoneEverywhere by 2030. Bring it on!