Therence, our Project Coordinator conducts a site visit to Mbewela on November 26th and confirms that new and rehabilitated taps in Mbewela are flowing with water. The Mbewela project has also been extended to include a neighboring village named Mbanja, a population of 3,000 people.
Report received from on-ground NGO partner that the construction of new taps are complete. Project Coordinator is scheduled to confirm this.
The last mile of the project’s piping from its storage tank to its tap stands is in construction.
Digging for the pipeline is 80% complete.
Construction of the filtration center is complete. Pipeline between the system’s catchment, filtration center, and storage center must be laid and connected.
Contract signed between Water Collective and its field partners.
Over 587 baseline surveys are distributed in Mbewela to capture baseline data on the community’s health, economy, and education. This data will be compared to post-installation data to show the impact of our programs.
Meeting and Sensitization
Guided the formation of the community’s Water Committee. All Water Committee members were democratically elected and has an equal representation of men and women. The Water Committee held its first meeting and received an overview of the roles, responsibilities, and expectations of each Committee member.