Provide clean & safe water for 1500 women&children

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Provide clean & safe water for 1500 women&children
Provide clean & safe water for 1500 women&children
Provide clean & safe water for 1500 women&children
Provide clean & safe water for 1500 women&children
Provide clean & safe water for 1500 women&children
Provide clean & safe water for 1500 women&children
Provide clean & safe water for 1500 women&children
Provide clean & safe water for 1500 women&children
Provide clean & safe water for 1500 women&children
Provide clean & safe water for 1500 women&children
Provide clean & safe water for 1500 women&children
Provide clean & safe water for 1500 women&children
Provide clean & safe water for 1500 women&children
Provide clean & safe water for 1500 women&children
Provide clean & safe water for 1500 women&children
The water users training session in Mutulani
The water users training session in Mutulani

It is my pleasure to present a four months progress report for the period (July 2021-October 2021). The project: Provide safe and clean water for 1500 children and women, is aimed at improving water supply and sustaining it to serve the Mutulani community in Makueni County, Kenya.

During the reporting period, three major milestones were achieved which include;

  1. Connected Mutulani primary school with water from the drilled borehole through the water tower in August 2021. The children in Mutulani primary have adequate supply of water all day long and could not hide their joy
  2. Trained all the Mutulani Water Users in September 2021 on project operation and maintenance towards achieving sustainability of the entire project.  The training reached the project management committee, the Mutulani institutions; the two schools, community dispensary and the MAWE CBO to represent the community. The training laid strategies of project continuity and ownership to ensure it serves future generations
  3. Documented the project achievements/milestones since the project inception. The thrilling story of where Mutulani was before the project and where it is now.

The project however is not yet over, we are to initiate a program to recharge the borehole water to improve supply, initiate a water and sanitation program for the children in the two schools as well as clean energy generation through the use of Biogas fuel in the schools as one of the strategy to conserve environment.

We sincerely thank our donors and still make a kind request for continued support to this noble cause of transforming Mutulani area towards achieving a sustainable water source for all. We also extend our appreciation to the GlobalGiving Program Team for the continued support in actualizing this dream.

Thank you,

Mutulani primary school children excited
Mutulani primary school children excited
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It is my pleasure to present a four months progress report for the period (March 2021-June 2021). The project: Provide safe and clean water for 1500 children and women, is aimed at improving water supply and sustaining it to serve the Mutulani community in Makueni County, Kenya.

As we celebrated the International Women’s Day in March 2021, the community marked it by contributing towards the project through giving and celebrating the International Women’s day campaign differently than all the previous years. During the week, the project witnessed the highest number of participants and amount in a day since the project began a demonstration of support and ownership of the project by the beneficiaries   

The community had previously established a WhatsApp group involving all the stakeholders within the community to be communicating and planning project related activities. This social group played a very significant role in making the event successful.

In this same reporting period, Mutulani primary school received a major boost through Africa Sand Dam Foundation who constructed a second storage water tank after constructing the same in the Secondary school section in 2020. The secondary school received a donation of a Laptop from PEN to boost the IT department as well. We are in the process of raising money to pipe the water to the primary school and distribute to the community as well as training the Project Management Committee to prepare them for enhancing project sustainability and promote water and sanitation within all the community.

We sincerely thank our donors and still make a kind request to continue supporting this noble cause of transforming Mutulani area towards achieving a sustainable water source for all. We also extend our appreciation to the GlobalGiving Program Team for the continued support in actualizing this dream.

Thank you.

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Mutulani Primary school students thanking donors
Mutulani Primary school students thanking donors

It is my pleasure to present a four months progress report for the period (November 2020-February 2021). The project: Provide safe and clean water for 1500 children and women is aimed at improving water supply and sustaining it to serve the Mutulani community in Makueni County, Kenya.

The last two months of 2020 were characterized by good rains that led to good harvests in January and February 2021.  The beginning of 2021 was full of hope where Covid 19 infection rates diminished paving way to full reopening of school at all levels.

PEN, Mutulani Schools/Community and Davis & Shirtliff celebrated the project success in a special way through planting water friendly trees around the Borehole and participating in the 2020 Giving Tuesday on December 1, 2020 marking the highest number of donations in one day since the project inception. During the celebration, children, teachers, parents and the development partners could not hide their joy and appreciation towards the support received that had enabled the secondary school access safe and portable flowing water which was timely towards prevention of the spread of Corona virus.

PEN and the community are planning to raise more funds during the International Women’s Day Campaign after the GlobalGiving Program team approved our participation application. During this campaign, we are targeting to raise money to pipe the water to the primary school and distribute to the community as well as training the Project Management Committee to prepare them for enhancing project sustainability and promote water and sanitation within all the Mutulani schools and the community.

We sincerely thank our donors and still make a kind request to continue supporting this noble cause of transforming Mutulani area towards achieving a sustainable water source for all. We also extend our appreciation to the GlobalGiving Program Team for the continued support in actualizing this dream.

Thank you

Mutulani school Head girl planting a tree
Mutulani school Head girl planting a tree
Branded elevated tank for water distribution
Branded elevated tank for water distribution
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The installed Solar panels to power the pump
The installed Solar panels to power the pump

It is my pleasure to present this progress report for the 3rd quarter (July-October 2020). The project: Provide safe and clean water for 1500 children and women is aimed at improving water supply and sustaining it to serve the Mutulani community in Makueni County, Kenya.

This quarter was a busy one after Covid-19 infection rate reduced, with some mitigation measures such as restricted movement in some areas being lifted and overnight curfew time being reduced. However, a resurgence of infection and death rates has been witnessed to level higher than those before the initial restrictions.  There has also been partial reopening of schools with students in grade 4, class 8 and form 4 reported back to prepare for their National examinations. On the contrary of the negatives of Covid-19, one encouraging thing is the increased output in agricultural production especially vegetable products in Mutulani and across the country.

The three year wait for water flow in Mutulani is also coming to an end. Davis and Shirtliff, a global water systems installation company, gave a 50 per cent support towards the installation of a solar-powered water pump. GlobalGiving funds were used to complete the remaining 50 percent, the construction of an elevated water collection tank and piping of the water to Mutulani Secondary School. The community, teachers and students of Mutulani Secondary could not hide their joy after opening to find flowing water in a period calling for strict adherence to handwashing as a measure towards prevention of the spread of Corona virus.

PEN and the community are planning to raise more funds to take water to the primary school and distribute to the community too as well as recharge system to focus on supply sustainability of the project and promote water and sanitation within all the Mutulani schools and the community.

We sincerely thank our donors and still make a kind request to continue supporting this noble cause of transforming Mutulani area towards achieving a sustainable water source. We also extend our appreciation to the GlobalGiving Program Team for the continued support in actualizing this dream.

Thank you

The elevated water tower to enhance distribution
The elevated water tower to enhance distribution
The flowing water from the Borehole
The flowing water from the Borehole
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It is my pleasure to present this progress report for the 2nd quarter (April-June 2020). The project: Provide safe and clean water for 1500 children and women is aimed at improving water supply and sustaining it to serve the Mutulani community in Makueni County, Kenya.

This quarter saw the first case of Covid 19 confirmed in Kenya and subsequently the number of infections grew resulting to the government taking actions of closing areas with more infections to control the spread. Despite the Corona pandemic affecting the economy of the larger population in Kenya, the Mutulani community continued to practice agricultural activities which form their main economic activity. The heavy rains that were received in the first quarter of the year also led to attractive agricultural harvests.

The community received support from Africa Sand Dam foundation and the County Government where the government repaired the wall of Kyanduu Earth dam which had been destroyed by the heavy rains while the Africa Sand Dam Foundation supported in constructing a concrete water tank in Mutulani secondary school to increase water storage facilities to await borehole pump installation as well as roof catchment rain water harvesting.

Davis and Shirtliff, one of the local partners approached by PEN and the community to support in pump installation responded that they will support to a tune of 50% where they requested the community and PEN to support the remaining balance. PEN and the community through MAWE CBO are liaising with the partner towards installing the pump before schools are re-opened to assure the children of better hygiene due to the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic which must be defeated majorly through hand washing which calls for water availability. PEN is planning to use the funds that have been raised through our donors to finalize the pump installation and hence focus on sustainability of the projects and promote water and sanitation within the Mutulani schools and the community.

We sincerely thank our donors and continue to make kind requests for support to this noble cause of transforming Mutulani area towards achieving a sustainable water source. We also extend our appreciation to the GlobalGiving Program Team for the continued support in actualizing this dream.

Thank you

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