Water Projects

 (1) Inonelwa Village 2005 – A 13′ shallow hand dug well community project. The well cavity is lined with concrete rings constructed on site, enclosed with a hand operated pump and a concrete apron for runoff.

 (2) Isukamahela school 2009 – A 40,000 liter rainwater harvesting tank, constructed with  concrete, circular with a cone shaped top. Wire mesh lining with wood posts for support and a built in overflow pipe. PVC roof guttering funnels the rain water into the tank. A tap/faucet at ground level with a sunken basin for accessing water.

 (3) Kwihala school 2009 – A 20,000 liter rainwater harvesting tank. The design is the same as the one at Isukamahela school, (above). Wood posts used for support inside the tank as seen below, propped up on the outside of the tank and on the ground ready for use. Everything , including ladders to get into the tank is built on site.

  (4) Kwihala Village 2009 – 18′ shallow hand dug well community project. Constructed in the same way as the well at Inonelwa Village. 

 (5) Kitete school 2011 – A 20,000 liter rainwater harvesting tank. The design is the same as the one at Kwihala and Inonelwa schools. These water these tanks provide is particularly helpful for hygiene for pubescent girls who often miss school during their menstrual periods. The water is also used to clean desks and wash dishes.

Click here for images of Rain water harvesting tank construction (Kitete School)

 

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