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Improve Water Facility In The Community

Olen Ronkai lives in Laikipia District.The area is very dry and no wells neatby.It is difficult for his family to get water even for drinking. Olen Ronkai approached six month ago Umande foundation through my advice.The group went to survey the area and look for means to help the community. Umande foundation Trust has drilled borehole in the community.People are paying three bob to a jerrican and the money is used to maintain the tank and person hired to manage the tank on the community is benefit. Umande has initiated on the a successful water project in the community.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Umande Foundation Trust

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Laikipia, Laikipia, Kenya
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