Orphans headed house holds drink contaminated water in Ruiru district since securing safe water has been a great challenge. Water-borne diseases like Hepatitis A, diarrhea and dysentery continue to affect such families. Other adverse effects of limited access to water including limited ability to wash hands and body properly, resulting in increased infections in the intestinal tract skin and eyes. This project aim is to make water accessible to 1440 orphans through rain water harvesting.
Buy 360 X 1,000 litres plastic tanks, 2160 gutters, 1500 poles for electing the tanks & 10 kgs of nails.
Distribute rain harvesting equipments
Installation of the tanks.
10 days training for 1440 orphans on treating water and washing
- Increased access to safe and clean drinking water
- Reduce prevalence of common water-borne diseases affecting children under five years old
- Increase in time available for children going to school
- Increase of orphan’s status in the region