Simbi School Well

Water Point
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Wells for Schools - Kenya

Latitude 0.36
Longitude 34.63

500 Served

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Here are a few pictures of the water well completed last month at the
Simbi Primary School in Kendu Bay, Kenya.   After some technical
problems with their camera, our team re-visited the well site to grab
these shots.

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Monitoring Data

Project Type:  Borehole Well and Hand Pump
Location:  Kendu Bay, Kenya
ProjectID: 27
Install Date:  08/10/2009

Monitoring Data
Water Point:
Last Visit: 10/17/2012
Well Depth:  70.00M

Visit History:
10/17/2012 — Functional


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Country Details


Population: 39.8 Million
Lacking clean water: 43%
Below poverty line: 50%

Partner Profile

Bridge Water Project has been funded by The Water Project almost since they got their start in 2007.  This local Kenyan NGO works directly with the communities and neighbors they know well.  Building relationships with these villages and the local government helps ensure that the water projects we fund are sustainable in the long term.

BWP works to repair up to four wells for every new one they install.  In this area of Kenya, many old and broken down water points still exist.  We have found that restoring these water points and establishing new plans for maintenance and monitoring, is quite cost effective.

We work closely with partners like BWP to strengthen their teams, through professional development growing their impact and quality of work over time.  Your donations make it all possible.