Rural Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation in Lower Tana and Maseno Division, Phase IV

Contract partner: KWAHO - Kenya Water for Health OrganizationCountry: Kenia Funding amount: € 781.535,00Project start: 01.10.2004End: 30.04.2006

Short Description:

Overall goal

The broad objective is improving the social and economic standards of living and the health situation of disadvantaged communities. The project aims at further improvement of Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation in the two project areas during the next 18 months while Kwaho Headquarters provides technical and administrative support to the projects.In Maseno Division approx. 20 women groups will be provided with water supply and sanitation facilities and trained in operation and maintenance of their facilities. In Lower Tana approx. 20 villages will be equipped with water supply and sanitation facilities and the communities will be trained in operation and maintenance of their facilities. Coordination and monitoring of the activities of the two projects will be done by the Head Office which shall work as a dynamic "services center" for the projects, the Board of Management and the Austrian Development Co-operation.

project number1442-00/2004
source of fundingOEZA
sector Wasserversorgung und sanitäre Einrichtungen
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