Protection of a water source at Nawanyingi Methodist, Uganda

Uganda Nawanyingi

Peter, the Chairman is at present in the middle of a 2 week visit to our projects in Iganga, Uganda.  He has reported that our latest project has been completed – the protection of a water source at Nawanyingi Methodist in Iganga District.  Approximately £1,000 has been spent protecting the source to provide safe water for the first time for the … Read More

North East CIEH has raised £7000 for Kenya project

Ndhiwa Western Kenya

Two Trustees, Tom Jackson and Barbara Lucas are taking a group of 5 EHO’s from the North East branch of CIEH to Ndhiwa Western Kenya, in May this year .The NE CIEH has raised £7000 to carry out rainwater harvesting in 4 primary schools giving safe water to approximately 1800 children. The team will also be training the children on … Read More

Mwanjabantu District Project

Mwanjabantu District Project

The Eastern Provence is to be the new area of focus for Water for Kids.  Here we visited some of the remotest villages in the Mwanjabantu District, on the border with Mozambique, with our Partners, the Zambia Institute of Environmental Health.  On our visit, we found some of the most shocking conditions – people were waiting for hours for shallow holes to fill … Read More

Uganda Field Trip May/June 2017

Uganda field trip 2017

On our recent successful visit to Uganda, we were struck once again by the serious lack of rain.  In many areas, the failure of the seasonal rain to arrive has resulted in crops failing, dried up water sources and rumours of starvation.  These dire conditions have resulted, more than ever, in the need for the provision of sustainable water, and Water … Read More

The Dabbagh Welfare Trust Walutente Project, Uganda

Walutente

We would like to mention a big thank you to the Dabbagh Welfare Trust for their recent donation to fund the Walutente Community project in Iganga District, Uganda.  This rural community of over 560 and school of 200 pupils currently collect water from large, contaminated ponds.  the Dabbagh funding enables WfK to provide  a continuous running source of clean water which … Read More

Zambia | Namasheshe Project Is Handed Over

Water committee

MAY 2017 The completed Water for Kids project in Namshshe, Western Zambia was handed over on 8 May. Community representatives including Water Committee members, Hygiene Promoters and Pump Menders, all trained by Water for Kids, met with our Project Managers and the local Environmental Health Practitioners (EHPs). They agreed to take over the project by maintaining the 9 water points … Read More

Zambia | Training Water Committees

water protection

February 2017 In February nine Water Committees were trained in Western Province, Zambia. They are looking after boreholes and water pumps recently provided or repaired by Water for Kids in Mukunkiki and Namasheshe. Kennedy Mulele (Project Manager on behalf of our partner, the Zambian Institute of Environmental Health) said that the Water Committees “have a huge responsibility at community level … Read More