Funded by The Samburu Project in memory of Mariamu Peresut Lekwale, The Samburu Project drilled and installed a shallow well equipped with a handpump in this community.

Narrative

This well is salty and not suitable for human consumption. Therefore, the community uses it to water their livestock and this is very beneficial to this community as their livelihood and sustenance is based the animals they keep.

    Lucas Lekwale ( The Samburu Project ) Almost 5 Years after completion 6 Jul, 2012

    July Visit

    Status: Complete - Successful

    Operating Status:

    Routine Visit. Well is in good working condition.

    Stephanie Ng ( The Samburu Project ) Almost 5 Years after completion 14 May, 2012

    Stephanie Ng's Visit- May 2012

    Status: Complete - Successful

    Operating Status:

    When we arrived at the well midday, there was no one there. Lucas and Paul informed that this water is very salty and is not fit for human consumption. However, the salinity is great for livestock. There is some type of mutual agreement between Logoricho community and Lentanai/Ntepes- all of the people from Logoricho fetch water for themselves and their families from the Lentanai/Ntepes well and in turn, all of the people from Lentanai/Ntepes have their livestock drink from the Logoricho well. This serves to keep the Lentanai/Ntepes free from animal contamination and the Logoricho well is able to provide water for thousands of valuable livestock. The walk between the two wells is only about 30 minutes one way.

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    Heidi Sheppard ( The Samburu Project ) Almost 4 Years after completion 10 Jun, 2011

    June 2011 Update by Paalo Lekuuk

    Status: Complete - Successful

    Operating Status:

    Routine visit:
    - Well is functional.

    Heidi Sheppard ( The Samburu Project ) Almost 4 Years after completion 28 May, 2011

    May 2011 Update by Paalo Lekuuk

    Status: Complete - Successful

    Operating Status:

    Repaired and replaced a worn rubber. Well is functional.

    Heidi Sheppard ( The Samburu Project ) Almost 4 Years after completion 25 May, 2011

    May 2011 Update by Paalo Lekuuk

    Status: Complete - Successful

    Operating Status:

    Routine visit and mobilize community to fix the rubber.
    -Well functioning after rubber fixing.

    Heidi Sheppard ( The Samburu Project ) Over 3 Years after completion 23 Feb, 2011

    Kristen Kosinski's Visit - February 2011

    Status: Complete - Successful

    Operating Status:

    Below is the information Kristen gathered on this visit:
    -5600+ livestock per week drink from well
    -Lekiale, a community member, watches over the well
    -Community has not been paying for their rubbers
    -This well is salty and not suitable for human consumption. Therefore, the community uses it to water their livestock and this is very beneficial to this community as their livelihood and sustenance is based upon the animals they keep. The community shares water from a nearby well, Ntepes and in turn the Ntepes community waters their animals here.

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  • Impact Assessment (M&E) Phase Project completed on 15 Jul, 2007 Implementation Phase
  • Implementation Phase Project started on 1 Jul, 2007 Preparation Phase

Funded by The Samburu Project in memory of Mariamu Peresut Lekwale, The Samburu Project drilled and installed a shallow well equipped with a handpump in this community.

Narrative

This well is salty and not suitable for human consumption. Therefore, the community uses it to water their livestock and this is very beneficial to this community as their livelihood and sustenance is based the animals they keep.

Sustainability

Creating and measuring long-term impact

The community agrees by contract to pay for maintenance costs. Each well committee collects approximately $250 per year for this purpose. In order to ensure well functionality and monitor its use, The Samburu Project spends approximately $160 per year per well. This comes from our general fund, which is maintained by individual donations.

Impact

Maintenance/Operating Costs Annual, in US$: $410

Creating and measuring long-term impact

The community agrees by contract to pay for maintenance costs. Each well committee collects approximately $250 per year for this purpose. In order to ensure well functionality and monitor its use, The Samburu Project spends approximately $160 per year per well. This comes from our general fund, which is maintained by individual donations.

Funding

Funded:
$10,500
Community:
$1,850
Final Cost:
$12,350
$13,000:
Anonymous

Plan/Proposal