A Year Later: Kakubudu Community

December, 2018

“Thank you and may God bless you for giving back to communities here in Kenya.” – Ashely Lukatsiva

A Year Later: Kakubudu Community

A year ago, your generous donation enabled us to protect Fred Lagueni for Kakubudu Community in Kenya. The contributions of incredible monthly donors and others giving directly to The Water Promise allow our local teams to visit project sites throughout the year, strengthening relationships with communities and evaluating the water project over time. These consistent visits allow us to learn vital lessons and hear amazing stories – and we’re excited to share this one from local team member Olivia Bomji with you.


Access to safe water, together with good hygiene practices, have reduced the transmission of waterborne diseases in Kakubudu Community. There are now tippy tap handwashing stations hung near the latrines at the majority of households, showing that the people here took to heart what they learned at the training a year ago.

“We are very happy and thankful to you for implementing the project in our community, since we now know that sanitation and hygiene is the key to a healthy life,” said Agripinna Livivi.

“It has really changed our life for the better.”

Agripinna Livivi

Protection of the spring is only one step along the journey toward sustainable access to clean water. The Water Project is committed to consistent monitoring of each water source. Our monitoring and evaluation program, made possible by donors like you, allows us to maintain our relationships with communities by visiting up to 4 times each year to ensure that the water points are safe and reliable.

This is just one of the many ways that we monitor projects and communicate with you. Additionally, you can always check the functionality status and our project map to see how all of our water points are performing, based on our consistent monitoring data.

One project is just a drop in the bucket towards ending the global water crisis, but the ripple effects of this project are truly astounding. This project in Kakubudu, Kenya is changing many lives.

“I thank you for doing this project in our community because we children used to get sick from drinking the spring water. But, ever since the spring was constructed, we no longer get sick,” said Ashely Lukatsiva to us.

Ashely Lukatsiva

“I am happy that we have now safe and clean water for drinking. Thank you and may God bless you for giving back to communities here in Kenya.”

This is only possible because of the web of support and trust built between The Water Project, our local teams, the community, and you. We are excited to stay in touch with this community and support their journey with safe water.

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