Butenje Primary School Well

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

Update: Sept 14th, 2009

Construction has begun is complete on the Butenje Primary School Well

This community is located in the Shiambitsi  Sub. Location in Western Kenya, about 28km Kakamega.

GPS — LAT:00.322750N  LONG: 034.707120E

The water project will serves about 980 students and a total of 1,900 people in the surrounding area.  A water committee consisting of 6 men and 6 women has been formed and the community has contributed about $300USD to acquire surveys and permits for the new well.

The current previous water source is an unprotected spring about 7 km from the community.  The water quality is very poor.

Butenje8This well is being funded by:

Jeff & Lauren’s Wedding Guests
A.G. Bell School – Chicago, IL
NYIT Bear Hug Club – New York, NY
Gifts made through GroundSpring.org in April 2009

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