Shiambula Community Well

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

3716617946_267d9e220a_oConstruction has begun is complete on the Shiambula Community Well

This community is located in the Shiunzu Sub. Location in Western Kenya, about 14km Kakamega.

GPS — LAT:00.294310N  LONG: 34.670230E

The water project will serve a total of 653 (corrected 8/10) people in the surrounding area.  A water committee consisting of 5 men and 4 women has been formed and the community has contributed about $300USD to acquire surveys and permits for the new well.

The current water source is a passing stream about 5 km from the community.  The water quality is poor.

* # of beneficiaries updated after a house to house survey was completed

This well is being funded by:
Pope John Paul II High School- Slidell, LA

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