plan 153Clean Drinking Water for 3 Communities

Summary

Provision of clean drinking water for Kiboga, Mukono & Wakiso districts for poor communities in rural countryside , homesteads, schools, orphanages, people living with hiv/aids and elderly poorest population

Background

1.0 WATER PROBLEMS & OPPROTUNITY – A GLOBAL BACK DROP

Of the more than six billion people in the World – according to the United Nations study (Source: UNDP Website, UN Department of Public Information, “Framework for Action on Water and Sanitation: prepared for World Summit on Sustainable Development), at least 1.2 billion do not have access to safe drinking water. More than 2.4 billion people do not have proper sanitation facilities.
(i) Dirty Water is deadly. Yet more than 2.2 million people, primarily in developing countries, die each year from diseases by polluted water and filthy sanitary conditions.
(ii) Everyday, diahorreal diseases cause some 6,000 deaths, mostly among children under 5 years.
(iii) More than 200 tines of human waste are dumped daily into the world’s rivers.
(iv) While water covers 70% of the earth’s surface, 97.5 is salt water.
(v) Although the remaining water is fresh water, three-quarters of that is frozen in ice caps.
(vi) By 2025, nearly two-thirds of the world’s population will live in water stressed regions.
(vii) In the next two decades, water use by humans will increase by 40% and 17% more water will be needed to feed increasing population in developing countries.
(viii) Over the last 30 years, the share of rural families with access to safe water rose from 10% to 60%.
(ix) Presently, 70% of all available fresh water is used for agriculture, but because of inefficient irrigation system, 60% of this water is lost.

2.0 UGANDA WATER INDUSTRY CONCERNS
Urban water system, like possibly exists in many urban centers of third world, is under tremendous pressure for meeting the explosive consumer demand. Consequently, many people, recognizing the poor utilities management and inadequacy in Uganda, have resorted to taking water that is unclean or getting their supply of water illegally because they have no choice in the matter. Of the Kampala City’s Low – income population, for instance, more than 70% of the water supply is got through informal ways, such as by paying the linemen and local officials to get connections, construct lines, maintain and operate systems for water supply. Uganda’s water supply system currently favour most in bulk consumers like industrial users than retail users. The proposed venture is to bring key stakeholders together each time and discuss essential issues to meet the vested interests of various groups. As a local

partner this will involve participatory decision-making at all phases of project development, implementation and monitoring.

3.0 STRATEGIC PERSONNELS IN PLACE
3.1 Mr. Sserunjogi…………. (retired water Engineer; worked with the National Water and Sewerage Corporation, a parastatal Organisation for 30 years)
3.2 Mrs. …Kafuko…………………. (has 20 years as Plumbing Technician and Contractor)
3.3 Mr. Egwang P.….Has 20 years of plumbing Experience) throughout Uganda.
3.4 Mr. Kinto M.……………. Technical coordinator has 10 years experience in Construction Industry.
3.5 Mrs. …Kenneth Wasswa……………. Has eight years experience in Store-Keeping
3.6 Mrs. ……Lwanga……. Treasurer, has 10 years experience in Accounting and 3 years experience in cleaning and forwarding.
3.7 Miss. ….a rural economist, has ten years in the field World Bank funded social research.
3.8 Mrs. ………KABUGO Joyce……. Home improvement coordinator has 7 years experience as elected women counselor.
3.9 Mr. …KIGOZI Eliphaz………….. electrician, has 9 years in Industrial repairs.
3.10 Mr. …Mivule james…………… Heating, refrigeration and ventilation Technician has 15 years in the fishing industry.
3.11 Okullu-Ayor-International development Consultant (20 years experience)

4.0 PROPOSED PUMPING STATIONS TECHNICAL DATA FOR THE WATER SUPPLY PROJECT.
(i) Hydrological Survey & Geological Data collection
(ii) Bore hole drilling Activities
(iii) Submersible Pump Installations
(iv) Water storage PVC tank (10,000 Litres capacity)
(v) PVC pipes Fitting Connections
(vi) Power Extension (Phase?.....with procedure
(vii) Testing (Pumping Test)
(viii) Operation Synchronizing
(ix) Maintenance, routine services and protection of the Installation facilities.

5.0 PRODUCTION PROCESS DESCRIPTION
In short, safe drinking water shall be pumped from the ground using the installation, directed to the tank from where it will be distributed to residents from one or two water kiosks within or near the pumping station each 20 litres jerrycan to be charged Uganda shillings Fifty (UGX 50) to help defray cost of pumping as well as electricity bills including breakages repair; currently local water sellers are charging (UGX 300 per 20litres/jerricans tanks) the project will be supported by community.

GETTING AN OPPORTUNITY TO DRILL WATER ON COMPOUND OR PIECE OF LAND USING MWATF’s KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND TECHNOLOGIES UN-MATCH
• Homesteads
• Schools
• ORPHANAGES CENTERS and Childrens homes.
• Farms (Irrigation schemes)
• Factories
• Institutional settlements
• Small Towns
• Trading centres
• Market places

DEEP WELL WATER SYSTEM CONSTRUCTION INVOLVES THE FOLLOWING
1. Hydrogical survey: Finding is with a good Water Table and the Depth of the Water Table
2. Excavation of over burdened ground
3. Excavation of hard rock
4. Gravel and slate installation
5. well development (Walling)
6. 100mm Concrete Slab cover
7. Test Pumping
8. Supply and fitting Submersible Water Pump
9. Installation of Pressure Pipes
10. Supply and fitting Plumbing fitting
11. Supply and fixing of crest Water Tank
12. Supply and fitting of Tank Stand support
13. Supply and fitting of the Extension Pipes UPVC pipes, etc

FERRO-CEMENT TANKS will be constructed and Promoted as Viable Durable Facilities for Rainwater Harvesting in Homesteads, Institutions and Industries whenever they are, cost each UGANDA SHILLINGS 950,000($US 550)

Location

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Focus

Primary Focus: Drinking Water - Community
Secondary Focus: Drinking Water - Households

People Getting Safe Drinking Water: 6,000

Six Hundred Communities in 3 Districts in Central Uganda, each comprise 300-500 Homesteads, average household comprize 7 and above.family members

School Children Getting Water: 5,000

Currently,Water obtained from contaminated wells and swamps, shared by livestock, kids spend long time collecting water instead of schooling, many get Water-borne Diseases then die.Project offers safe Rain Water Harvest alternatives.

People Getting Sanitation: 8,000

these are in landing sites of Katosi, Kiyindi, Kome, Rakai, Lyantonde, Masaka, and others.

People Getting Other Benefits: 200

education,construction,other services including contract works.

Application Type: Project Funding

Start Date: 2009-01-10

Completion Date: 2010-01-10

Technology Used:

Proposed:
Setting Aid and Technical Cooperation Partnership to Poor Communities in Uganda

PROJECT : SAFE WATER DEVELOPMENT FUNDING SUBMISSION

LOCATION : 1-KIBOGA, 2-MUKONO, 3-WAKISO (DISTRICTS)

ASSORTED PROJECT OVERVIEW

FIRST PHASE : TOTAL PROJECT COST : UGX 961,780,000
$US. 549,589

Water Project: DESIGNS:- MUKONO District, Central Uganda

Village - …………
Name:
People: 805 Residents in 160 Residences (Homesteads)
Houses:
Project Description
• Design will accommodate growth to 2415 residents
• 32 residences are grouped in 2 sectors
• There will be individual residential water stands
• 160 latrines will be required
• Watershed will be (10 acres)
• There will be 4 springs delivering 4 x Water needed
• There will be 4 storage Tanks, one for each sector
• Both conduction line and distribution network exceed 7 kms, 14kms total!!! Huge!
• Terrain is rugged & varying air pressure vents will be required
• 6 underground ravine crossings, and two 34m bridges
• Spring and surrounding Land have been secured Legally
• Villagers have made necessary commitments

Project: WAKISO District –central Uganda
Village
Name:
People: 152 residents in 34 residences
Houses:
Project Description:
• Access beyond main road is by development village path on foot for 15km (9miles)
• No social services in the village. Some children go to school in nearby community, 5 – 7 kilometers away.
• Village is without electricity
• 200-600 meters between residences
• Conduction line: Main Sector; 1373 meters; 132 meters;
• Distribution network: Main Sector; 7997 meters; Ortega Sector; 928 meters
• Residential outlets: Main Sector, 29; 5
• Latrine: 29 new double thickness latrines installed & 4 Latrines to be built with double thickness

Project: KIBOGA District
Village: KIBOGA District
Name:
Residents: 186
Houses: 45
Project Description:
• Spring flow rate comfortably exceeds requirements for residential outlets
• Transmission line = 400 meters
• Population & residences very dispersed
• Very long distribution network = 8.6km due to dispersal of residences
• New road provides year round access
• Village has school serving it & surrounding villages
• Village has Protestant chapel

Project Wakiso District
Village Wakiso District
Name:
Residents: 125
Houses: 35
Project Description:
• Spring flow are comfortably exceeds requirements for residential outlets
• Transmission line = >1km
• Village residences very scattered
• Long distribution network for number of residences due to dispersal = >4km
• Village has school serving 107 students & Christian chapel

Project: Wakiso District
Village: Wakiso District
Name:
People: 700
Houses: 108
Project Description
• ~8km conduction pipe
• ~8km distribution network
• Latrines provided at each property
• Spring provides 2.171/Sec. good for 1220 persons
• 116 outlets installed
• Tank = 28 cubic meters
• Community very poor and 70% are illiterate
BACKGROUND / INTRODUCTION
MUKONO WOMEN’S AIDS TASK FORCE (MWATF) is a women –based development organization based in maternity village in Mukono Town Council in Mukono District in central Uganda, its offices are at Mothers Union Buildings, Mukono Town Council, plot 19 Albert Cook Road.

The organization was established in 27th October 1997 MWATF helps in empowering the following :
(a) People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHAS) , especially women
(b) Women who are single mothers
(c) Orphans and Vulnerable Children
(d) Elderly People and needy Women
&
(e) Promoting Environment protection

The major aim is to improve and develop the standards of living spiritually, socially, economically and culturally.

To achieve the above , the women meet regularly to share ideas and life experiences advise, strengthen and counsel each other contribute and meet financial needs, utilize the technical knowledge skills and talents they have to start and run projects so far embarked on.

MWATF stated as a voluntary group of few people with the same view to help the needy and educate the masses about the dangers of HIV/AIDS and environment protection. It originated when the outcry when Namulondo Sarah, the Founder , got inspired to impact the community lives , with the hearts to ministers to call upon all people to voluntarily come and sensitize HIV/AIDS and Gender issue programmes both in rural and urban areas of Mukono District. It first worked with religious leaders to distribute basics to orphans, PLWHAS single mothers and fathers, vulnerable children and women, and people with disability PWD.

FOUNDER OF MWATF

1. Namulondo Sarah Asumini

NAMES OF LEADERS
1. Namusisi Praxeda - Treasurer
2. Ndagire Esther - General Secretary
3. Namulondo Aisha Sarah - Chairperson
4. Dr. Akol Angela - Media Advisor
5. Mullira James - Legal Advisor
6. Namulondo Sarah Asumini - Founder
7. Nantumbwe Kevin - Mobilizer
8. Ntambi Sarah - Vice Chairperson
9. Nabwami Catherine - Environmentalist

STAFF MEMBERS OF MWATF
1. Namulondo Sarah Asumini - Executive Director
2. Okullu-Ayor -Coordinator
3. Namulwanyi Eva - Secretary Office
4. Katongole Christopher - Accountant
5. Mulondo Bashir - Field Supervisor

MWATF’s MISSION
MWATF seeks to strengthen the capacity of women at the grassroot and national levels to influence the shape of economic policy for women.

MWATF’s VISION
MWATF works towards combating HIV/AIDS,STDS, Malaria, Cancer and other diseases that are the man causes of poverty and hunger and then to ensure environmental sustainability

OBJECTIVES
• Be a Forum for analysis, discussion and dissemination of information about existing HIV/AIDS, gender issues, Malaria, STDs and other diseases, environmental sustainability and other related economic policies.
• Strengthen through training and research, the capacity of women to lobby and influence policies.
• Develop women’s lobbying and advocacy and analytical skills and to ensure that women’s needs and concerns are heard.
• To link up groups network and the individual to share experience on the dangers of HIV/AIDS, gender issues, hunger and poverty.
• To prevent the spread of HIV?AIDS
• To improve adult literacy education
• To establish a basis over which widows, People Living With HIV/AIDS(PLWHAS), single mothers, orphans,People With Disabilities (PWDs) & Youth can attain a higher degree of reliance
• To counsel and help those already diagnosed HIV/AIDS and cancer.

MAJOR ACTIVITIES
• Lobbying and advocacy
• Guidance and Counseling
• Training women and youth in group formation
• Sustainable agriculture
• Community mobilization for development programmes
• Clean water and sanitation facilities development
• Capacity building training workshops
• Condom distribution and education
• Research and information dissemination
• Sensitization seminar through drama and film shows
• Out reaches to special groups like adolescents, sex workers and needy women.
• Gender issues programmes
• Reproductive health programmes
• Home visiting
• Tree planting and nursery gardens
• Construction of energy saving stoves (Rorena)
• Economical and social empowerment.

ACHIEVEMENTS OF MWATF
.We have managed to sensitize communities about Clean water and sanitation Programmes, established Protected Water-Wells, cleaning water Sources, and advocated for and drilling of more than 20 Boreholes in Mukono District.
• We managed to train 80 women groups and 20 youth groups in group formation in Mukono District.
• We organized 12 training workshops and 15 seminars
• We distributed 200 blankets 200 mattresses to orphans and PLWHAS.
• We have managed to give counseling services to about 800 people and 300 were children since we started.
• We planted a 10 acre forest in Kyampisi Sub-county.
• We have constructed 300 saving Energy Stoves and trained 120 women how to make them in 14 sub-counties of Mukono.
• We managed to participate in different conferences and workshops with support from Global fund for Women (GFW)

CHALLENGES FACING MWATFs PROGRAMMES
• Stigmatization and discrimination of women by society.
• Death of members, which put stress on executives and members.
• Inadequate funding that leaves many vulnerable MWATF personnel to quit workforce for greener pastures
• Communication barriers and low literacy levels of the people which make them resistant to change new ideas.
• Lack of transport facilities.
• Lack of reliable economic base that should generate incomes to finance MWATFs community activities.
• Poverty among community members
• Corruption in government and Donor agencies in Uganda
• Weakness of Donor Communities whose Members come into the country while Neutral, once they are established they become Politically Controlled.

MWATF’s FUTURE PLANS
1. Construction of a Health Centre IV and Counseling Centre establishment in Wakiso District targeting, 5000 users monthly
2. Vocational Training cCnter construction
3. Garbage collection and recycling

IMPORTANCE OF HEALTH CENTRE
(a) MWATF is under taking to build this centre so as to take high degree of operation within its own facilities which allows efficient resources utilization with strict management then currently possible if using partner’s facilities often denied access to vital information on accountability and performances.
(b) Women have been known to be uneasy to respond to counseling being done at MWATF’s offices often crowded with people, thus no privacy; the cater will double as women’s social activities center whereby they meet other women, youth, PWD, PLWHAs share experiences, seeking guidance and counseling on important life issues and development opportunities and the MWATF centre will create jobs.

Phases:

Three Phases. First Phase 2009 January -2010, Second Phase 2010 February -2011 February, Third Phase 2011 March-2015 and After.

Community Organization:

Every participating community has Water Committee, stakeholders workshops to be conducted regularily, community/women leaders/water officers/health officials/youth and groups as CBOS/NGOs involved.

Government Interaction:

Ancillary activities:

Proposal involves integration of different Water Delivery Mechanisms and Methods/Facilities in the Second and Third Phases including Own Water Kiosks Point Of Use sale of Water and related items, WATER SUPPLY TRUCKS/TANKERS,for mobile delivery and Sales, plus VALLEY DAMS/VALLEY TANKS Construction/RESERVIOURS, PACKED WATER FOR READY USE in POLYTHENE BAGS, PET BOTTLES/JARS, as well as IMPROVED SANITATION FACILITIES in Domestic and Institutional/Business Settings, Including Establishment of Own Water Pumping and Supply Facilities in Small Towns/Trading Centers at costs affordable in Partnership with interested Investors/Collaborators.REFORRESTATION OF DEPLETED WATERSHEDS in the CATCHMENT AREAS through Treeplanting, Nursery Beds Development, Tree Seedlings Production and Distribution , liaison with local and International Environmental organizations and Institutions, among others.Already MWATF has available their planted 10 Acres Forest for Community, in the crusade to save rampant tree felling in countryside along with other organizations,.RECYCLING SOLID WASTE including collection and disposal of notorious Polythene Bags in Uganda that has become a nuisance of polluting Uganda Wetland and Water Sources.Capacity Building of natives in the area is intended to raise awareness and equip them with required knowledges and approaches to address such challenges in their neighbourhood.

Other Issues:

Population in the project areas are basically rural, poor, not so much educated in Matters of Health, Water and Sanitation, among others. The project will take this into account including empowering them in income generation and Gender Balance/equity.There is generally cultural resistance to change, MWATF undertakes to negotiate and sensitize the best of how these conflicting cultures can be used to projects benefits.

Maintenance Revenue:

Maintenance Cost:

Metrics:

Prior art before metrics

Cost: $1,200

BUDGET EXPLANATION

Exchange Rate Variable: $US 1 = UGANDA Shillings 1,750
(a) Three Districts for Water Projects are:
1. Kiboga District with 100 Ferro -Cement Tanks target
2. Wakiso District with 200 Ferro -Cement Tanks
3. Mukono District with 300 Ferro -Cement Tanks
Totaling 600 Ferro- Cement Tanks
Each Ferro- Cement Tank (FCT) costs UGX 950,000
X 600 = UGX 570,000,000 ( $US 325,714)

(b) Administrative costs for 7 (Seven) Persons namely (for 12 months)
Executive Director salary UGX 1,500,000 x 12 - 18,000,000
Project Coordinator 1,200,000 x 12 - 14,000,000
Accountant 800,000 x 12 - 9,600,000
Field Coordinators 1,000,000 x 12 - 12,000,000
Secretary 500,000 x 12 - 6,000,000
Security Guard 200,000 x 12 - 2,400,000
Driver 300,000 x 12 - 3,600,000
TOTAL SALARY UGX 66,000,000
(c) MACHINERY, EQUIPMENT & SUPPLY COSTS
Stationery Stock - UGX 4,000,000
Computer sets 2 sets @ 2,500,000 x2 - 5,000,000
Photocopier - 5,000,000
Project Vehicle Procurement (Double Cabin
Pick-up Toyota Hilux Truck 4x4) - 85,000,000
Project Motor Cycles @ UGX 6,000,000x2 = 12,000,000
Bicycles (1 unit) - 6,000,000
Fuel cost @ 3000 per litre x 50ltrs x30
Days x 12 Months - 54,000,000
External Auditors & Consultant Fees - 6,000,000
Sub-totaling : UGX 165,800,000
$US 94,742
TOTAL PROJECT COSTS : UGX 961,780,000
$US. 549,589

SERVICES BILLING INFORMATION AGGREGATE
Water Assets Installation Costs
The Budgeting Framework for Quality Services Provision
STANDARD PROJECT COST PER BENEFICIARY/CUSTOMER CATEGORY

PRICE: Shs
Type -i- Homesteads Uganda Shs. 8-10 millions
$US ($4,571 - $5,714)
Type –ii- Schools Uganda Shs. 12 – 20 millions
$US ($ 6,857 - $ 11,429)
Type –iii- Farms (Irrigation System) Uganda Shs. 15 – 25 millions
$US ($8,571 - $14,286)
Type –iv- Institutional Uganda Shs. 100 – 150 millions
$US ($14,857 - $20,000)
Type –v- Small Town Uganda Shs. 100 – 150 millions
$US ($57,143 - $ 85,714)
Type –vi- Trading Centre Uganda Shs. 50-70 millions
$US ($28,571 - $40,000)
Type –vii- Market Places Uganda Shs. 15 – 20 millions
$US ($8,571 - $ 11,429)
SERVICE TERMS AND COMMISSION
Work commences upon payment of ¼ - ½ the contract project price in order to facilitate effective resources mobilization for the work, as well as cover the costs of to and from site travel; average duration of project is 4 weeks (one month).

TECHNICAL TEAM
Name Tasks Qualification Exp.
1. Technical Director & Advisor Water Engineering Degree 10 years
2. Engineer Technical Supervisor Higher Diploma Engineer 7 years
3. Quality Surveyor Diploma (Geodesy) 5 years
4. Civil Engineer Diploma 7 years
5. Senior Plumber Diploma Water Engineer 5 years

BUDGET HIGHLIT
CLEAN WATER FACILITIES DEVELOPMENT
No. Item Particulars Unit Cost $US Quantity Amount US$ Comment
1. Hydrological survey 500 1 One day
2. Drillers contracting
3. Drilling overburden 12” bit
4. Drilling Hard Rock (6”) bit
5. UPVC screen “8” casings
6. UPVC screen “8” casings
7. Grave park Installation
8. Cement Grouting
9. Well Development
10. Test Pumping
11. Installation & Pump removal
12. Pumping and monitoring Drew down
13. Monitoring and Recovery
14. Water quality analysis
15. Drilling supervision
16. SUB TOTAL US$9,000 US$9,000 Borehole
VAT 17%
17. Tank purchase (10,000) $ 3,000 2 $ 6,000

Piped water Unit
18. Water pump (Sub-mersible) $ 3,000 1 $ 3,000
19. Extension Pipes $ 300 Assorted $ 300
20. Pump Maitenance $ 900 Assorted $ 900
21. Power Generator & 800 1 $ 800

SUPPLY (B)
UGX US$
Tables @ UGX 500,000x10 units 5,500,000
Chairs @ UGX 15,000x500 750,000
Tents @ UGX 3,000,000x3 9,000,000
Public Address System @ 7,500,000 7,500,000
Generator @ 4,500,000x1 4,500,000
Projector @ UGX 5,000,000 5,000,000
Video Camera @ UGX 2,5000,000 2,500,000
Digital Camera@ 900,000x1 900,000
Contingencies 20,000,000

CAPACITY BUILDING COSTS:
Training Workshops for Water and Sanitation stakeholders for one year (1 year) – NGOs, CBOs, Health Inspectors, Water Officers, Agriculture Officers, Opinion Leaders, Policy Makers in the 3 Districts.
Number each cost of 100 participants.

Viz: 100 participants x 3 days x 3districts
UGX US $
Meals @ 5000 x 100 x3 1,500,000
Transport Refund @ 20,000x100x3 6,000,000
Breakfast @ 2500x100x3
Venue Hire @ 150,000x3 450,000
Communication @ 1,500,000 1,500,000
Mobilization facilitators allows @ 200,000x2x3 1,200,000
Reporter 40,000 x3x3 360,000
Media exposure / coverage
TV 50,000 x 3 150,000
Radio 20,000 x 3 60,000
News paper 20,000 x 3 60,000
4 volunteers in each district @ 50,000 x12 x 12 7,200,000
1 District @ 12,780,000 x 3 38,340,000
Training Sub-total 38,340,000

TOTAL : UGX 79,990,000
: US$ 45,709

COST ESTIMATES CLEAN WATER FOR FACILITIES PROCUREMENT & INSTALLATION IN UGANDA

(i) Borehole Drilling Operations: @UGX (Uganda Currency)
Per Borehole that yields clean water 19,000,000 (US$9,600)
(ii) Shallow Well Construction @ UGX (Uganda shillings) 10,000,000 (US$5,500)
(iii) Deep well Construction @ UGX (Uganda shillings) 13,000,000 (US$6,500)
(iv) Small Water Treatment Plant @ UGX (Uganda shillings) 600,000,000 (US$40,000

Co Funding Amount:

Community Contribution Amount:

Fund Requested: $1,000

Implementing Organization: MUKONO WOMENS AIDS TASK FORCE(MWATF)

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    Project Goals and Budget

    Gemma Bulos of A Single Drop

    Hi Sarah It appears that this proposal is for your entire water program. Unfortunately, it is not the proposal that we can consider for this particular funding review. The original proposal you submitted had a much more relevant project. We sent the proposal back to you with comments and suggestions to make it a stronger proposal based ...

    Hi Sarah

    It appears that this proposal is for your entire water program. Unfortunately, it is not the proposal that we can consider for this particular funding review. The original proposal you submitted had a much more relevant project. We sent the proposal back to you with comments and suggestions to make it a stronger proposal based on the AWWC funding guidelines. Can you please revise this proposal to reflect ONLY the following:

    1) the strategic implementation of the technologies you learned at the conference: RWH, Solar Cookits, FCTs, WASH Education.

    2) How you will apply the $1000 AWWC seed grant

    3) A comprehensive plan on how you will implement ONLY the technologies you learned at the conference.

    I hope this is clear!

    gemma

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    Questions for MWATF

    Mukisa Solome of UCOBAC

    1. The technologies listed are great but I wish to read more about the monitoring and Evaluation strategy that MWATF intends to employ in order to measure the impact of this very elaborate project. 2. After reading the challenges that this organisation faces, how does the management intend to maintain/retaim such high level class of st...

    1. The technologies listed are great but I wish to read more about the monitoring and Evaluation strategy that MWATF intends to employ in order to measure the impact of this very elaborate project.

    2. After reading the challenges that this organisation faces, how does the management intend to maintain/retaim such high level class of staff??

    3. What role does the district, local leaders play during the project implementaion??

    By Matilda Nabukonde of UCOBAC

    • Benjamin Koyoo Elizabeth A.Obiero of GWAKO-Groundwater Abstractions in Kenya Outreach

      Thanks sarah for the good proposal. My concern is still to know how the community members who can not afford to pay the little amount forf water are assisted. It is a sensitive area because if they can not raise money to buy water even after sensitization, they are likely to go back to the dirty sources. by gwako elizabeth

      Thanks sarah for the good proposal. My concern is still to know how the community members who can not afford to pay the little amount forf water are assisted. It is a sensitive area because if they can not raise money to buy water even after sensitization, they are likely to go back to the dirty sources.

      by gwako elizabeth

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    Project sustainability

    Benjamin Koyoo Elizabeth A.Obiero of GWAKO-Groundwater Abstractions in Kenya Outreach

    Hii MWAFT; (1) Please what is the project number of the consumers of borehole? and with a fees of Ush of /50 will your cost recovery sustain this project. It will be interesting to know how you will cater for the most vulverable eg. (old ladies and other disables). (2) Please explain if the latrines will be communals, individua...

    Hii MWAFT;

    (1) Please what is the project number of the consumers of borehole? and with a fees of Ush of /50 will your cost recovery sustain this project. It will be interesting to know how you will cater for the most vulverable eg. (old ladies and other disables).

    (2) Please explain if the latrines will be communals, individuals or households. if communal who will be responsible for their maintanances and cleaning. What role will the women of MWAFT play during their constructions.

    • Namulonda Sarah Asumin Justine Muduuli of MWATF

      Dear Gemma AND Elizabeth, plus Lilian, Thanks for your comments, please review hereunder critically answers to each of your Questions, hoping you will get clearer picture of our Proposal. MWATF plays supervisory, mobilization, Sensitization and maintainance roles in Public Latrines Programmes. Water for the poor mostly availed thr...

      Dear Gemma AND Elizabeth, plus Lilian,

      Thanks for your comments, please review hereunder critically answers to each of your Questions, hoping you will get clearer picture of our Proposal.

      MWATF plays supervisory, mobilization, Sensitization and maintainance roles in Public Latrines Programmes.

      Water for the poor mostly availed through Water protected Spring Wells, and Boreholes.

      Cost mostly Topup, but community contributes other aspects of Budget.

      MUKONO WOMENS AIDS TASK FORCE
      (MWATF)
      PROJECT : COMMUNITY - BASED RAIN
      WATER HARVESTING &
      STORAGE FACILITIES DELIVERY

      PROPOSAL : CONSTRUCTION OF FERO –
      CONCRETE RAIN WATER COLLECTION & STORAGE TANKS

      SECTOR : HEALTH, SAFE WATER AND
      SANITATION

      LOCATIONS : (1) MUKONO DISTRICT, CENTRAL
      UGANDA
      (2) WAKISO DISTRICT, CENTRAL
      UGANDA

      TARGET BENEFICIARIES : 250 POOR SPECIAL NEEDS KIDS AT LOCATION IN MUKONOTOWN COUNCIL AND 50 HOUSEHOLDS IN WAKISO NANSANA TOWN COUNCIL.

      REQUIRED INPUTS : FINANCIAL RESOURCES

      TOTAL PROJECT COST : $US 1,200

      LOCAL CONTRIBUTIONS (IN KIND): $US 200

      FUNDING GAP : $US 1,000

      IMPLEMENTATION AGENCY: MUKONO WOMENS AIDS TASK
      FORCE

      ADDRESS : PLOT 19 ALBERT COOK ROAD,
      MOTHERS UNION BUILDING, MUKONO TOWN COUNCIL
      P.O. BOX 201
      MUKONO – UGANDA (EAST AFRICA)
      EMAIL ADDRESS : mwatf@yahoo.com

      TELEPHONE : +256 - 412 290608
      MOBILE : +256 -772 903649
      +256 -782 551632

      CONTACT PERSON : NAMULONDO SARAH ASUMINI

      POSITION : EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.

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      MUKONO WOMENS AIDS TASK FORCE [MWATF]
      WATER PROJECT.
      BACKGROUND OF MWATF:
      Mukono Women’s Aids Task Force (MWATF) is a Women Development Organization Based in Maternity Village, Mukono Town Council in Mukono District.

      The Organization was Established in Oct 27th, 1997 with the views of helping women who are single mothers, needy women and children, people living with HIV /AIDS (PLWHAs), youth, people with disability (PWD), elderly and environment protection.

      The major aim is to improve and develop the standards of living, spiritually, socially, economically, and culturally.

      To achieve the above, women meet regularly to share ideas, and life experiences, advise and counsel each other, contribute and meet financial needs, utilize the technical knowledge, skills and talents they have to start and run project so far embarked on.

      MWATF started as a voluntary group of few people with the same views to help the needy and educate the masses about the dangers of HIV/AIDS, and environment protection. It originated when the outcry in the community sparked off the hearts of the Government Ministries to call upon all people to voluntarily come and sensitize HIV/AIDS, gender issues, environment protection programmes both in rural and urban areas of Mukono district and Wakiso. We first worked with religious leaders to distribute basics to orphans, single mothers, needy people and people with disability (PWD).

      MWATF VISION:
      MWATF works towards combating HIV/AIDS, STDs, Malaria, Cancer and other diseases that are the main causes of poverty and hunger and then to ensure environmental sustainability.

      OBJECTIVES:
      • Be a Forum for analysis, discussion and dissemination of information about existing HIV/AIDS, Gender issues, Malaria, STDs and other diseases, Environmental sustainability and other related economic policies.
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      • Link up groups, Network and the individual to share experience on the dangers of HIV/AIDS, Gender issues, poverty, hunger and environmental protection.
      • To prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS
      • To improve Adult Literacy Education
      • To establish a basis over which widows, PLWHAs, single mothers, orphans and youth can attain a higher degree of reliance.

      MAJOR ACTIVITIES ACCOMPLISHED BY MWATF OVER THE YEARS:
      • Tree planting and Nursery Gardens
      • Construction of saving energy Saving Stoves.
      • Waste management
      • Sustainable Agriculture
      • Community mobilization for development programmes
      • Guidance and counseling services
      • Lobbying and advocacy
      • Training group formation
      • Capacity building training workshops
      • Condom distribution and education
      • Economic and social empowerment
      • Reproductive Health Programmes
      • Child abuse and women’s rights
      • Research and information discrimination
      • Sensitization through drama and film shows
      • Home based care and palliative care
      • Home visiting
      • Legal education and legal aid provisions.
      27% Community Empowerment
      25% Children and Youth
      48% Women and Girl Affairs.

      ACHIEVEMENTS:
      • MWATF has distributed over 400 Mattresses to PLWHAs, orphans, needy children and women, people with disabilities and vulnerable children.
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      • MWATF has distributed 300 blankets to orphans and PLWHAs,
      • Special Needs Education Centre establishment.
      • MWATF has given 800 people counseling and guidance.
      • MWATF has mobilized and organized 11 female youth self control clubs in 11 sub counties.
      • MWATF has managed to train 20 women groups in group formation.
      • MWATF has mobilized and trained 28 People Living with HIV/AIDS groups.
      • MWATF has distributed clothes to 800 PLWs, orphans, vulnerable women and children and people with disability.
      • MWATF has distributed 50 boxes of Condom and Trained the Community how to use them.

      HISTORY OF WATER IN MWATFs OPERATION:
      Getting Health Messages to the communities as well as telling the people to manage their lives and households well also means MWATF gets exposed to the families’ needs for clean, affordable and safe water and sanitation, needs among the poor, especially in rural areas and urban settlements. As a result, the organization became more involved in campaigns and activities for and about water supply and clean sanitation for all right from its early years of founding it mobilized the groups, talked to family heads, enlightened women, engaged children, worked hands- in -hands with schools and other institutions including collaboration with government agencies to provide both technical advice and modest material assistance towards sustained implementation of appropriate water supply solutions within its catchment areas. As in 2008, there have been ground breaking opportunities since MWATF engaged stakeholders at various levels and made it possible to deliver Boreholes, Hand-dug wells, improved water sources, stand alone water supply pipes, water kiosks among others to peri-Urban slums, let alone rural villages where MWATF taught and made headway to strengthen Rain water.

      WATER COLLECTION AND STORAGE FACILITIES.
      In related development, MWATF also discovered that Rain Water – such harvested, usually be contaminated / polluted by:
      a) Bird Droppings
      b) Settling Dust
      c) Other Solid or Gaseous pollutants / contaminants.
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      These often make them unfit to drink, thus the organization teaches communities to Boil the water first.

      e) Rain water Tanks appropriately developed have also been known to get unwanted aspects, like;
      • Algae growths, Bacteria growth,
      • Bad Odours.

      Therefore, MWATF had found it necessary to advocate water filtration process and technology for use, which include its application by households that get their water from seasonal Pools, Rivers, Swamps or Lake which quite often may have human feaces contaminants.

      WATER PROBLEM IN CATCHMENT AREAS:
      (i) MUKONO TOWN
      According to Mukono District Safe Water Coverage status Report (10th -03-2003) using the 2002 population and census Data, Mukono Town Council had approximately 50,000 inhabitants, 26,500 of which are Female 24,000 Male.

      MUKONO DISTRICT GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION:
      (ii) MUKONO DISTRICT lies in the South East of Uganda about 22kms from Kampala City. It’s bordered by Jinja District in the East, Kayunga District in the North, Wakiso and Kampala Districts in the West and Lake Victoria in the South. Mukono District holds a population of 807,923.
      Total area 10,211,03km2
      Area under
      Forests 564.6km2
      Open Water 7.117km2
      Mountains Nil
      Game reserve
      Sanctuary
      Area available for Agriculture 2529.45km2
      Are under cultivation 834.7 (30%)
      Total population 807.923
      Female 403.117
      Male 404.806
      Temperature – Max (mean) 26.30c
      - Min (mean) 180c

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      Rainfall – Average Annual 1100.2000mm
      District Urbanization 17.6%

      (By Housing Census – September 2002) Projected at 3.3% Growth rate.

      The District has four (4) counties namely; Mukono, Nakifuma, Buikwe and Buvuma (situated on Lake Victoria) comprising of over 85 Islands. There are 24 Sub counties, 4 Town Councils make up 28 Sub-Counties, 147 parishes and 1240 villages.

      The Water Problems faced differ from (a) Household status, as well as (b) Locations and the (c) Level of community enlightenment.

      a) Well – to – do Households have enough money to construct innovative water supply units able to draw Ground Water or catch and store Rain Water. Poor Household rely only on available and nearest available water sources to fetch water for household needs – wells, swamps, rivers, lakes, boreholes.
      b) Urban settlers may have access to piped water supply if they pay. Majority are poor, don’t have water supply connections, rain water harvest makes suitable answers in rainy season.
      c) Enlightened community will protect water sources.
      d) Rains /Draughts often makes water sources (Water Tables) to dry / lower.
      e) Poverty of the general population makes it difficult to improve their access to better water and sanitation facilities.

      TECHNOLOGY MWATF WANTS TO IMPLEMENT:
      The Technology MWATF wants to implement is FERO-CEMENT RAINWATER HARVESTING & STORAGE TANKS.

      MANAGEMENT OF THE TECHNOLOGY MWATF HAS DEVELOPED:
      a) Village – Level Water Management Committees of 5 persons who liaise with the organization and local residence.
      b) There are Two (2) Technical Water Persons at MWATF who act as Trainer of Trainers [TOTs].
      c) Furthermore, MWATF had a chance to send two more trainers to get trained in the African Women’s Water Conference in Nairobi – Kenya (June 31 – July 5, 2008) who bought more expertise.

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      MUKONO WOMEN AIDS TASK FORCE MWATF BUDGET.
      Material List for Fero Cement Water Tank (1500 liters Tank)
      Description Quantity Unit cost UGX Total
      ½ “tap, Nipple, T-joint and elbow 1 50,000 50,000
      Wire mesh – “8 x 4” 5 18,000 90,000
      Chicken mesh ½” 10 metres 3,000 30,000
      Bricks – “9 x 6” 100 200 20,000
      Cement 6 bags 24,000 144,000
      Plaster Sand (fine) 1 mini-load 70,000 70,000
      Aggregate Mini-load 70,000 70,000
      Binding wire 10kg roll 3,500 35,000
      Lime (white cement) 3kgs 18,000 54,000
      Gunny bags 6 50,000 300,000
      Sisal twins 3 rolls 3,000 9,000
      3-6”Nails 1/2kg 1,800 1,800
      (material pipe) 3 and ½ ft -
      Big basin 1 -
      Small basin 1 -
      11/2 ft long pvc over flow 1 30,000
      Pipe ½ ½ -
      Timber poles 3 3,000 9,000
      Big eye needles - -
      Hoe 2 5,500 11,000
      Trowels 3,000
      Wheel barrow 1 60,000 60,000
      Hammer 1 8,000 8,000
      Tape measure 1 4,000 4,000
      Plier /cutter 1 3,500 3,500
      Plastic polythene sheet 2-10 metres 2,000 20,000
      Ladders - - -
      Matalic basin - -
      Big water container 1 pipper 40,000 40,000
      Panga 1 3,500 3,500
      Sieve 1 1000 1,000
      Wooden float (goodmala) 1 10,000 10,000
      Straight edge (nylon string) 1 2,000 2,000
      Spade 1 6,500 6,500
      Building edge (Bowline) 1 4,000 4,000
      Small smooth polythene paper 1 - -
      Pair of scissors 1 3,000 3,000
      Total for one Tank 1,101,300/=
      Sub Total 2 1,101,300 2,202,600/=
      Local contribution (MWATF) $200 324,000/=
      GRAND TOTAL $1200 2,526,600/=
      US 1200
      FUNDING GAP (Seed grant) US$ 1,000

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      ANNEX : MWATF MANAGEMENT TEAM:
      FOUNDER OF MWATF:
      1. Namulondo Sarah Asumini

      NAMES OF LEADERS:
      1. Ester Ndagire General Secretary
      2. Namusisi Praxeda Treasurer
      3. Namulondo Sarah Asumini Founder
      4. Dr. Akolo Angela Medical Advisor
      5. Nabwami Catherine Environmentalist
      6. Muliila James Legal Advisor
      7. Ntambi Sarah Chairperson
      8. Nantumbwe Kevin Vice Chairperson
      9. Nampagi Layton Mobilizer

      STAFF:
      1. Namulondo Sarah Asumini Executive Director
      2. Okulu Ayor Co-ordinator
      3. Namulwayi Eva Secretary
      4. Katongole Christopher Accountant
      5. Namutebi Rose Field Officer
      6. Musana Eli Programme Co-ordinator

      VOLUNTEERS:
      1. Kitenda Lunkuse
      2. Ntambi Sarah
      3. Nakiganda Sarah
      4. Nakilijja Deborah
      5. Nalongo Margaret
      6. Nantumbwe Kevin
      7. Nakyejwe Ruth
      8. Nampima Betty

    • Namulonda Sarah Asumin Justine Muduuli of MWATF

      Dear Mathilda, We have pleasure responding to your questions as follows: 1-MWATF will be organizing Stakeholders Meetings involving CBOs, NGOs, FBOs, Women Leaders, Beneficiaries,as well as target community Groups and associations to evaluate and access the progress and challenges in the project and how to navigate around the obstacles ...

      Dear Mathilda,

      We have pleasure responding to your questions as follows:

      1-MWATF will be organizing Stakeholders Meetings involving CBOs, NGOs, FBOs, Women Leaders, Beneficiaries,as well as target community Groups and associations to evaluate and access the progress and challenges in the project and how to navigate around the obstacles encountered and develop contigency measures.

      2-We noted a question on Staff/Personnels, this is because MWATF has three types of people, namely:-

      a-Paid Staff
      b- Part Time Staff

      c- Volunteers
      thus, while it looks so diverse and large, they all fit where they belong, the Technocrats are mostly in Advisory aspects, then below them are operations and management workforce, this way MWATF has succeeded in mobilizing quite large base of support among professionals and development workforce for any range and magnitude of project from smallest to medium and mega-projects.

      d-District Leaders-both Political and Civic have all been consulted at various levels, they inturn pledged support and blessings in as much as they see Civil Society Organizations as Development Partners delivering services where Hands and Resources of Government are not as effective, they are quite appreciative and willing to work by going extra distance including providing security and technical support where and when necessary.

      e-Poor Persons access to Water have been considered by facilitating their access to Water Wells, Boreholes, among others that are operated and maintained by MWATF in collaboration with local communities who have to constitute the water management committee at these grassroots by making Water Users responsible, including cleaning of the Water Sources they use, ensuring area hygienes/sanitation, among others.

      f-LAND is a challenge everywhere, but Community Members always are willing to allocate even public Land for Water Sources and Water kiosks because that is health-a matter of life and Death.

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    The project is well laid out. It is a project calling for a lot of funding and from what I know is that the beginning should always be humble and later on grow into big funding. They talk of employing services of consultants/experts who may require to be paid a lot of money.

    By Matilda of UCOBAC

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    This proposal still does not reflect the requests of the funder. We requested a Project Grant, rather than a Program Grant. I comment on this proposal as a Program Grant even though it is not what was expected. This proposal describes a larger program that in my opinion would require more detail in strategy and show more experiential learnings to know that this organization is capable of carrying out such a large Program.

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    As I understand it, the seed grant will be used to build ferro cement tanks for rainwater storage - as part of much larger projects having to do with safe water. It is impressive how many different efforts are planned for the water sector. Thanks for all your hard work, Namulondo and staff

Name Status Completion Date Amount Assigned
Clean Drinking Water for 3 Communities Pending Feb 2010 $1,000