Hand pumped shallow well – Osia Village

€40 of €2,500 raised


Busia county is located in western part of Kenya, it borders Bungoma county to the north, Kakaemega to the east, Siaya county and Lake Victoria to the south east. Busia is approximately 1700 square kilometers. The county has population of 893,681 people with common diseases being malaria and water borne diseases caused by unsafe water.


Village name Osia Village, Busia County, Kenya
Brief description of the village
  • Long distance, unsafe drinking water, bad roads while getting the water.
  • The nearest water source is 3km.
  • its a shallow well dug by one villager.
Population of the village (households) 490 households
Household’s average monthly income (KES) kSH 5000 = 50 USD per month per family
Number of families/households expect to benefit from the water source 70 households
What water source does community depend on at the moment?
  •  The nearest water source is 3km.its a shallow well dug by one villager
How far is the current water source? 3 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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