Water program in Karamoja - wells rehabilitation

Integrated intervention for the technical and sustainable improvement of the system of maintenance and rehabilitation of wells

Water program in Karamoja - wells rehabilitation

Project financed by: Africa Mission-Cooperation and Development

In collaboration with: district water office, water development directorate, Karamoja districts, Diocese of Moroto and Kotido.

Program duration: 1983- ongoing



The intervention has the general objective of improving the living conditions of the population of Karamoja, through the restoration and maintenance of accessible sources of drinking water through the creation of a sustainable well maintenance and rehabilitation system

General objective: to improve the living conditions of the population by increasing access to drinking water.

Specific objectives: to increase of available and operated water sources, formation of water management committees, improvement of hygiene and sanitation at community level (encourage the formation of local communities for a controlled and sustainable management of water infrastructures in nine districts of Karamoja)

Activities:

·  Rehabilitation of existing boreholes

·  Training of village committees for the management and maintenance of boreholes

·  Training of pump mechanics for the maintenance of manual pumps.

·  Awareness raising campaigns on personal hygiene in rural communities.

·  Participation to bimonthly and quarterly coordination meetings, on regional and district level.

You can read the Summary Sheet of the project in 2021 by clicking here

From 1983 to 2002, 700 wells of drinking water were rehabilitated with 1,050,000 beneficiaries reached.
These are the results achieved from 2003 until today:

2021
Rehabilitated wells: 22 boreholes.
Direct beneficiaries: 20.745 people

2020
Rehabilitated wells: 30 boreholes.
Direct beneficiaries:  16.887 people

2019
Rehabilitated wells: 38 borehole.
Direct beneficiaries: 26,658 people.

2018
Rehabilitated wells: 20 boreholes.
Direct beneficiaries: 11,073 people.

2017
Rehabilitated wells: 220 boreholes.
Direct beneficiaries: 116,427 people.

2016
Rehabilitated wells: 100 boreholes.
Direct beneficiaries: 32,272 people.

2015
Rehabilitated wells: 100 boreholes.
Direct beneficiaries: 37.547 people.

2014
Rehabilitated wells:
 boreholes.
Direct beneficiaries: 4,450 people.

2013
Rehabilitated wells: 22 boreholes.
Direct beneficiaries: 21,667 people.

2012
Rehabilitated wells: 60 boreholes.
Direct beneficiaries: 53.187 people.

2011
Rehabilitated wells: 151 boreholes.
Direct beneficiaries: 119.114 people.

2010
Rehabilitated wells: 60 boreholes.
Direct beneficiaries: 58.362 people.

2009
Rehabilitated wells: 124 boreholes.
Direct beneficiaries: 158,951 people.

2008
Rehabilitated wells: 140 boreholes..
Direct beneficiaries: 129.168 people beneficiaries.

2007
Rehabilitated wells: 143 boreholes.
Direct beneficiaries: 128,450 people.

2006
Rehabilitated wells: 70 boreholes.
Direct beneficiaries: 72,232 people.

2005
Rehabilitated wells: 58 boreholes.
Direct beneficiaries: 84,000 people.

2004
Rehabilitated wells: 31 boreholes..
Direct beneficiaries: 40,500 people.

2003
Rehabilitated wells: 18 boreholes.
Direct beneficiaries: 24,000 people.


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