Mutsembi Primary School Well


Mutsembi1Drilling is underway on the Mutsembi Primary School Well in Western Kenya.  We’ve received a few pictures and are awaiting GPS coordinates and a community profile.

This well will be serving over 1,000 people.

This new well is being funded by:

Individual Donors: Gift Date Between 4/1/2009 – 4/16/2009
FaceBook Cause Donors in January 2009
Donations made through GroundSpring.org in January 2009

Federal City Alumnae Chapter – Delta Sigma Theta
Lumpkin County Middle School
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church
Gilbert Middle School FCCL

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Kimangeti Secondary School


Updated: Sept. 14th, 2009

A new well is now under construction complete at the Kimangeti Secondary School.

This community is located in the Kabras West Location in Western Kenya, about 34km from Kakamega.

GPS — LAT:00.465250N  LONG: 34.885490E

The water project at this very large school will serves about 1,520 students and a total of 1,800 people in the surrounding area.  A water committee consisting of 9 men and 3 women has been formed and the community has contributed about $300USD to acquire surveys and permits for the new well.

The current former water source was an unprotected and collapsing hand dug well that was inadequate and of poor water quality due to its age.

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Shiambula Community Well


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

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Butenje Primary School Well


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.

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