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Musuoni Well Rehabilitation

This project has been sponsored by the "Wells for Africa" group and funded by collections made by the children of Loreto National School, Dalkey, Co Dublin  

Project No: 2

Project Name Musuoni Well Rehabilitation
Location Kaliku which is 95 km East  of Kitui town
Description This project is for the reconstruction of an existing well. It needs deepening to increase discharge for it serves a big population. Kaliku is an exceptionally dry & arid area.
Community Group   This Project has been proposed by the Musuoni Community Group
Community Background   Most of the members of the Musuoni group are involved in Charcoal burning for sale and practice subsistence farming with no tangible cash crop. 
Group Details   No. Of Members 53 Families
Chairman Mutisya nzinga
Beneficiaries   This project will supply water for a total of 424 people including children and dependants
Project Cost   The total cost of this project will be  €1989.00
Community’s own Contribution   €551 in local labour and materials
External Funding Required  for materials & Supervision   Materials & Skilled Labour €790
Diocesan Management Cost €647
Total Partner Contribution   €1,438 for materials not available locally & for the management and supervision of the work
Project Status   Technical Assessment Completed YES
Approved by Diocesan Water Department on 6th May 2006
Project Duration   60 days approximately
Start Date   Provisionally 30th May 2006

Benefits  

On completion, this project will provide the following benefits for the community:  

 

Walking distance to water source will be reduced. Mothers will have time to attend to young children. More time will be spared for Farming, soil conservation, and building schools. School going children will have more time. Group members will have cleaner water than before. 
Comments   There is need to assist this group for they are walking long distances and most members are very elderly 

Kitui Water Projects

Water Projects to be Supported by Friends of Kitui  in 2006/2007

Project No: 2

MUSUONI WELL  REHABILITATION

Partner Contribution

Item

DESCRIPTION

UNIT

Qty.

UNIT COST

TOTAL COST

Euro

1

Ordinary portland cement

Bags

6

KES 645.00

KES 3,870.00

€48.38

2

Afri-dev pump

Set

1

KES 45,000.00

KES 45,000.00

€562.50

3

Well deepening

Ft

6

KES 1,500.00

KES 9,000.00

€112.50

4

Installation

Ls

1

KES 1,200.00

KES 1,200.00

€15.00

5

Steel bucket

No.

1

KES 300.00

KES 300.00

€3.75

6

Cold chisel

No.

1

KES 2,000.00

KES 2,000.00

€25.00

7

Nylon rope

M

25

KES 40.00

KES 1,000.00

€12.50

8

Shovel

No.

1

KES 250.00

KES 250.00

€3.13

9

Karai

No.

1

KES 200.00

KES 200.00

€2.50

10

Mason hammer

No

1

KES 400.00

KES 400.00

€5.00

M

DOK Management cost

 

 

 

KES 51,800.00

€647.50

Sub-Total

KES 115,020.00

€1,437.75

Community Contribution

11

Ballast

Ton

1

KES 3,400.00

KES 3,400.00

€42.50

12

Sand

Ton

1

KES 1,500.00

KES 1,500.00

€18.75

13

Hardcore

Ton

1

KES 1,500.00

KES 1,500.00

€18.75

14

Board & lodge artisans

Days

26

KES 250.00

KES 6,500.00

€81.25

15

2 Unskilled laborers

Days

26

KES 600.00

KES 15,600.00

€195.00

16

2 artisans

Days

26

KES 600.00

KES 15,600.00

€195.00

Sub-Total

KES 44,100.00

€551.25

Total Project Cost

KES 159,120.00

€1,989.00