1. KENYA PILOT PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN THE MILLENNIUM WATER ALLIANCE AND COCA-COLA EAST AND CENTRAL AFRICA DIVISION – MWA/COKE
This project is located in peri urban areas of Kisumu City in Western Kenya. It targets Mbeme, Chiga, Kamrongo and Mayenya communities. Through this project’s intervention and with support through the Millennium Water Alliance /Coca Cola Eastern and Central Africa Division.
- 4No of bore holes drilled, equipped and serve 2,000 people.
- 40 No. latrines, constructed in the 4No. Communities.
- VIP latrines have also been constructed to 4No schools within the same community.
- 40No farmers in the areas on sustainable agriculture through drip irrigation technology and
- Demonstration farms in 4No. Communities established.
2. KISUMU CITY SLUMS AND PERI-URBAN POVERTY ALLEVIATION PROGRAMME
The purpose of the project is to improve the quality of life of slum and Peri-urban residents of Manyatta ‘A”, Obunga and S.W Kisumu.
The interventions the following have been accomplished:
- Paga intakes rising in storage tanks. 4 No. kiosks serve 300 people
- Wandiege: The project is serving 10,000 people
- Drilled and equipped 1 No. borehole
- Constructed 12 m high water towers and installed 20m3 storage tanks.
- 13 No. water kiosks, 90 SANPLAT latrines; laid 7 km distribution improved
3. STRENGTHENING CONSUMER VOICES PROJECT FUNDED BY THE WORLD BANK – WATER AND SANITATION PROGRAM, AFRICA REGION (WSP-AF)
- Citizens Report Card is an international best practice tool for improving service delivery. By means of collecting citizens’ feedback on the quality and adequacy of public services from actual users, the CRC provides a vigorous basis and a proactive agenda for communities and local governments to engage in a dialogue to improve the delivery of public services.
- SANA International is playing a facilitating role in the process.
- As part of this initiative, WSP decided to pilot a Citizen Report Card project in the city of Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu. In line with WSP-AF’s stated objectives, it also decided to identify a Lead Agency to coordinate this pilot intervention at the local level and facilitate the full participation of a number of other institutions, with the support of WSP-AF. In Kisumu City SANA International plays this leading role. CRC evolved from the pioneering experience of Bangalore and disseminated in many countries such as the Philippines, Vietnam, Ukraine, Ethiopia and Tanzania
4. SUPPORTING 10 RURAL WSPS ADOPT COMMERCIALIZATION APPROACH IN SERVICES
SANA international partners with SNV to pilot commercialisation of small WSPs in LVSWSB and LVNWSB for sustainability of the utilities.
The project target areas are 10 WSPS in LVSWSB and LVNWSB
Goal: To improve effectiveness of water systems so that poor people can get more reliable and quality water at an affordable price.
Objective: The overall objective is to contribute to adoption of commercialization/professionalization approach in rural water services delivery
- Support the private operator/professional team to adopt/use modern management practices in water services delivery
- Support the private operator and the professional team to develop bankable business plan, appropriate management practices and procedures
- Provide post-construction Business Development Services to the Selected Water systems
- Support the rural WSPs to improve on the delivery of quality water to the Consumers
- Improve the capacity of the LCB on learning, documentation and organizational development
The Project promoted 4 well researched Business Models for selection by the Utilities namely:
- Private Operator Model
- Professional Model
- Leasehold Model
5. LAKE VICTORIA – UWASHE
Lake Victoria Urban schools Water, sanitation and Hygiene Education (LV-UWASHE) project, is an initiative by UN Habitat LAVIWATSAN and is being implemented by SANA International- a local NGO in Nyanza province.
The goal of the project is to improve the health status and learning environment for school pupils through provision of safe water supply proper sanitation facilities and hygiene education.
- To provide safe water sources in 24No. Primary Schools serving 13,464 pupils drawn from 3No Lake Victoria region target Municipalities of Kisii, Homabay and Bondo by April 2010
- To provide 96No proper sanitation facilities in 24 Primary Schools using innovative sanitation technologies serving 13,464 pupils drawn from 3 No Lake Victoria region target Municipalities of Kisii, Homabay and Bondo.
- To promote hygiene behaviour change in schools through Child to Child approach
- To build local capacity amongst partner communities on construction of appropriate water supply and sanitation provision technologies and proper management for sustainability.
6. MICRO-CREDIT FOR SANITATION
Microcredit for sanitation is a cooperation with Sustainable Aid in Africa International (SANA), and UN-HABITAT; partnering with BIG Microfinance and Multistakeholders Forums (MSF), of Kisii,Bondo and Homabay municipalities.
The overall objective of the project is to Improve Environmental Sanitation for low Income Populace through a revolving fund for construction of latrines and provides health and hygiene education which eventually will lead to increased demand for appropriate sanitation facilities.
Provide household toilet facilities to poor female headed households through micro credit/revolving Fund scheme.
- Promote innovative and affordable technologies in provision of sanitation facilities at household level.
- Promote Hygiene and Health messages to communities by encouraging poor women to take health action for themselves and others.
- Encourage poor women headed households to work together in solidarity/self help groups
7. VII. PARTNERSHIP FOR IMPROVED PERFORMANCE IN WATER SECTOR AND WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN LAKE VICTORIA REGION
A Project funded by ACT!CRM facility targeting Kisumu County.
Goal: To contribute to good governance and efficient management of water resources for the poor and vulnerable groups in Lake Victoria Region.
- To improve technical and organizational capacity of water and sanitation Non-state actors (NSAs) in Kisumu County to enable them effectively deliver on their mandates in the environment and natural resources sector
- To improve participation of citizens, especially marginalized groups in governance, management and utilization of natural resources.
Project facilitated formation and capcity building of Kisumu WASH Network for proper coordination of WASH WASH interventions in the county. This would ultimately benefit the County citizens to receive effective and efficient WASH services delivery in terms of quality, quantity, affordability and proximity.
8. VIII. FOOTBALL FOR WASH – UNICEF
Goal: To Improve health of school children through sports and sustainable access to safe water and sanitation facilities and practicing good hygiene in Migori and Kisumu Counties.
The Project is targeted a total 297766 pupils from 44 schools as direct beneficiaries.
29776 children in 44 schools in Rachuonyo, Nyando, Awendo, Uriri and Nyakach, Kisumu East and Kisumu Central Sub-counties accessed clean portable water, appropriate gender-responsive sanitary facilities and capacity for safe hygiene practices
9. FOOTBALL FOR WASH – SIMAVI
Goal: To Improve health of school children through sports and sustainable access to safe water and sanitation facilities and practicing good hygiene in Seme, Nyando and Nyakach Subcounties of Kisumu County
8,000 School Pupils accessed clean portable water, appropriate gender-responsive sanitary facilities and capacity for safe hygiene practices
10. KISUMU AND BONDO SCHOOL WATER, SNAITATION AND HYGIENE PROJECT
The WaterAid Canada funded school WASH Project implemented on various phases benefited 40No Primary schools situated in Kisumu County (Nyakach, Kisumu West Subcounties), and Siaya Counties ( Bondo and Rarieda Subcountis)
- 40 Primary Schools accessed safe water, and proper sanitation;
- Establishment of capacity for good hygiene practices including formation and training of School Health Clubs.