Hand pumped shallow well – Kodida Village

€350 of €2,500 raised

Siaya county is located in Nyanza South West part of Kenya, it borders Busia county to the north, Kakamega and Vihiga to the North East, Kisumu county and Lake Victoria to the south east. It shares a water border with Homabay County. Siaya County is approximately 2,496 square kilometers. The county has a population of 993,183 people with common diseases being malaria and water borne diseases caused by unsafe water.

Village name Kodida / Nyamomye village , Kenya
Brief description of the village
  • 20 x 20 square feet, semi – permanent houses, mud houses, all weather roads.
  • hot and wet climatic condition, and semi-arid and short rains
Population of the village (households) 993,183 people
Household’s average monthly income (KES) 7,000ksh = 70 USD
Number of families/households expect to benefit from the water source 70 households = 490 Beneficiaries
What water source does community depend on at the moment?
  • Long distance, unsafe drinking water, bad roads while getting the water.
  • The nearest water source is 4 km from River Yala and 5 km from Lake Victoria.
How far is the current water source? 5 km
Who owns the land where the water well will be dug? Community members already identified community land where water well can be constructed
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Donation Total: €50.00 One Time