Eshikhoni Primary School Rehab

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Well Rehab in Kenya

Latitude 0.31
Longitude 34.67

500 Served

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Stories and Community Profile

This well was originally drilled in early 2009. Unfortunately the team
installed a sub-standard well pump that eventually rusted and fell
apart.  We have taken measures to ensure this never happens again,
including requiring our NGO partner to find a new source of Afri-dev
pumps (the industry standard) and re-training workers.  Our NGO partner
also made staff changes as part of this process.

Our partner reports that…

“This well serves a population of 424 pupils, 13 teachers, 2 subordinate staff members and the community.

The well is currently a jua –kali pump (sub-standard) that needs replacement.  This will require reconstruction of drainage pad.”

A full community report is pending.

Latest Update:

9/27/2010 – Our partner reports that all repairs are complete and the project has been handed over to the community.

They report from the dedication ceremony… (unedited)

“…we arrived at 12.00 noon and found teachers, pupils and the PTA chairman eagerly waiting. We all assembled together on the assembly for an introduction and later marched to the water system.

Speeches were given out by the school headmaster, the head boy and the PTA chairman. Both of them expressed their deep joy saying that the school was now having the potential of doing better in their performances. They thanked the water project for showing more concern and care to their school.”

9/21/2010 – Reconstruction underway

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Monitoring Data

Project Type:  Well Rehab
Location:  Esumeyia, Butsotso North
ProjectID: 460
Install Date:  10/31/2010

Monitoring Data
Water Point:
Needs Attention
Last Visit: 02/27/2018
Well Depth:  50.00M

Visit History:
10/04/2012 — Functional
05/14/2015 — Needs Repair
10/28/2015 — Needs Attention
02/22/2016 — Functional
09/28/2016 — Functional
12/03/2016 — Functional
02/22/2017 — Functional
06/15/2017 — Functional
07/27/2017 — Functional
02/27/2018 — Needs Attention

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.