A Kenyan NGO affiliated to Living Water International has allocated Sh 400 million for water and sanitation projects across the country.
The Living Water Service Centre, Country Director Jacktone Akelo said the funding will see more than 200,000 household’s access safe drinking water across the country.
Akelo said they plan to drill water wells and boreholes in various communities in line with the NGO’s Strategic Plan 2013-2015.
He was speaking yesterday when he toured various water projects in Kisumu County.
The director said they have funded over 700 water projects since the Christian Ministry was started in 1990.
Akelo said that they have built over 13 water points in Kisumu County at a cost of Ksh. 100milion last year.
“We also have a pilot project with two water boreholes at Rabuor area serving 300 locals and schools,” Akelo said.
He added that they will expand existence projects to accommodate another 150 households in the county.
Akelo, accompanied by Houston based Senior Director of Communication Paul Darilek said they have also rehabilitated five water catchment areas.
He said the projects are built in various schools at Kanyakwar, Kajulu and Randienya serving more than 200 households in Kisumu East.
Some of the beneficiaries include our lady of Grace, Dr Aloo Gumbi and Okok secondary schools among others.
Akelo asked the County Governments to ensure the residents have access to clean water.
He said over 780 million people globally do not have access to safe drinking water, most of whom reside in developing world.
Akelo said Kenya’s population suffers this affliction, with about 13 million people lacking access to safe and reliable water sources
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