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KWAHO/WSTF-Watsan in Rongo

Location

Gombe sub location, South Gem Location - Boke & Uthanya Village Wagai Division, Siaya district Western Kenya

Key Components

Water supply, Sanitation, Hygiene Education & promotion, Capacity Building and Income generating activities

Project Reach

The project reaches out to support community members from Siaya district totalling to over twelve thousand (12, 000) and 3000 teachers and pupils in Uthanya, Onyinyore, Ojwaya, Rachere, Ojolla, Kambare primary schools. Women walking from fetching water. The project has been on for the last 12 years and has reached over 500,000 people. They benefited from water supply through drilled community wells, provision of water tanks to institutions, EcoSan toilets and VIP latrines he success of the project. If operation, maintenance, management, sustainability are weak, great risks for losing facilities will appear.
Therefore:
- there is training on relevant skills (disaster preparedness)
- establishment of savings
- Initiation of income generating activities to prepare and protect and enable adaptation of risks.

Expected Outputs and Impact of KWAHO/ADA Projects

As the project fulfils and realises the above goals the following results are expected at the end of the program period:

  • Majority of the target communities have been supplied with clean, safe, reliable and accessible water.
  • The community has the capacity (relevant skills) to manage, operate, maintain, sustain and replicate facilities
  • Communities have improved standards in health and sanitation
  • Communities income has improved

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OUR ADDRESS

KENYA WATER FOR HEALTH ORGANIZATION
Off Dunga Road
National Water Conservation & Pipeline Corporation Compound, Industrial Area
P.O. BOX 61470,
Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: +254 (0)20 8042215
Fax: +254 (0)20 558760
WebPage:
www.kwaho.org/
E-Mail: info@kwaho.org