Enyapora Community

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Well Rehab in Kenya

Latitude 0.32
Longitude 34.48

500 Served

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This project is part of Bridge Water Project’s program in Western Kenya. What follows is direct from them:


The Proposed Enyapora Community Well Water Project Rehab is a hand dug well which was done by KEFINCO in the year 1989. The well was fitted a pump. The pump served upto 2010 and got spoilt and eventually and could not be repaired since the Indian Mark II spare parts are not available locally. Since then, the community members have had to go back and get water from an unprotected Nyapola stream. Members of this community have expressed their wish of rehabilitating the well by installing an Affridev pump so as to help them access quality and safe water for their domestic use.


The community currently gets water from Nyapola spring which 2k away and dries up during the dry spells and the water is not protected.


The community has a population of 70 households and each household has approximately seven people.


The hygiene and sanitation of this community is good since most of the households have  latrines and compost pits. No hand washing points were noted in any of the homesteads.


If the project is rehabilitated it will benefit the entire Enyapola community.


The Bridge Water Project has assessed and seen that there’s need to rehabilitate the well so that the community can have access to clean water for their domestic use.  The community also needs a hygiene and sanitation workshop to help them improve on their hygiene and sanitation.


Bridge Water Project will ensure that a water committee is formed before the full implementation of the project.

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Recent Project Updates

09/19/2013: Enyapora Project Complete!

We are excited to report that the project to rehabilitate a broken well for the community of Enyapora, Kenya is complete!  We just posted a few new pictures showing the installation of the pump and some of the community enjoying their new source of safe, clean water.  Take a look, and Thank You for your help!

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09/05/2013: Community Education In Enyapora

An important part of doing a water project in any community is hygiene and sanitation training.  It takes more than clean water to fight the spread of disease.  We just posted some new pictures of community education happening in Enyapora, getting ready for the completion of their water source.  Take a look!

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08/26/2013: Enyapora Community Project Underway!

We are excited to announce that the community of Enyapora in Kenya will soon have a new source of safe, clean water.  A broken well, originally constructed in 1989 will be repaired and made into a dependable source of water.  We just posted an initial report from our partner in the field including information about the community, GPS coordinates, and pictures.  Thank You for your help!

The Water Project : kenya4202-well-2

Monitoring Data

Project Type:  Well Rehab
ProjectID: 4202
Install Date:  09/19/2013

Monitoring Data
Water Point:
Last Visit: 11/18/2015

Visit History:
07/09/2014 — Functional
07/17/2014 — Functional
11/18/2015 — Functional


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Delta Sigma Theta South Middlesex County Alumnae Chapter
Granite Bay High School
Northwest Christian Church
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St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Faith Community

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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.