To build pit latrines in rural communities to reduce greatly the mortality rate caused by people relieving themselves in the bushes. Most of the villagers in the rural communities of Kakamega County relieve themselves in the bushes. The few latrines available serve over 20 households. donate $10.00 for so 20 bricks and we need 500 bricK $ 15.00 for wire mesh we need 5 rolls $25.00 for so 2 bags of cement--we need 50 bags $30.00 for 7kg nails we need 15kg $100.00 Donation from villag
There has been an increased in mortality rate especially children and women by over 50% of the total mortality as result of water bone diseases like diarrhea, typhoid and cholera. For instances a whole village of about 20 household share a single pit latrine thus posing a challenge more so for children and women. Some adults have to fight over the chance to relieve themselves and children cry on the long queues ending up defecating on themselves. The county has the second largest population.
Mitigation of premature deaths resulting from water borne deceases; Availability of pit latrines will address the cleanness issue for thousands of families. Enhance harmony. Shitaho village has a population of 3000 people .To build each latrine, which will serve 20 people (not households!) we need (the number) of bricks, and (number of bags of cement). The total cost of a latrine is $1,600. Please help us improve the health and sanitation of these villagers!
The project will lead to increased health among women, children and general population thus increasing the economic standards of living because less fund will be spent to treat sick people The estimated population of 300,000 who have no access to pit latrines will be reached within Kakamega county Enhanced schooling program among school going children since children who are healthy will attend school Reduced cases of sexual violation of girls and women who got to the bush to relieve themselves