Vulnerabilities of the Elderly in WASH: Teso North

Having adequate access to clean water and sanitation facilities constructed with vulnerable groups’ needs is necessary. However, the elderly in most rural Kenya do not enjoy the luxury of accessing these services adequately and safely. Through support from the WaterAid organization, KEWASNET embarked on a journey to document the WASH challenges of PWDs. This is …

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Saving Mtopanga: Creating a Lasting Solution for Water Shortage in Mombasa County

Kenya hopes to achieve access to sustainable and clean water for all by 2030. This calls for robust efforts to conserve the available sources of water. Unfortunately, many rivers in Kenya, especially in urban centers, are in a poor state because of human activities, encroachment, poor waste management, and release of effluent wastes from the …

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Testimonials from the issuing of MHMs and PPEs, and Mass Sensitization

WASH First is a Covid-19 response being implemented by KEWASNET funded by SIMAVI international.  The project targets creating awareness on Covid-19 and supporting local governments and communities’ hygiene-related Covid-19 prevention measures. Between January and April 2021, KEWASNET has been implementing WASH First activities in Kiambu county. As a result, we supported the population at risk of …

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Schools from Informal Settlements in Nairobi Benefit from Handwashing Stations

Washing hands with soap and clean water is one of the most important defenses against communicable diseases. As the country grapples with containing the spread of Covid-19, everyone must be aware that washing hands regularly can keep one safe and healthy. KEWASNET has been contributing to the fight against Covid-19 through promoting accountability in the …

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Ngusishi WRUA, A Best Practice Model for WRUAs in Kenya

Ngusishi Water Resource Users Association (NWRUA) was founded in 1998 as a self-help group to solve water-related conflicts among upstream, midstream, and downstream users along the 12km long River Ngusishi in Nanyuki, Laikipia. The goal of the group is to create a system that assures member sustainable access to water. We met Muthuri Mureithi, Chairperson …

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Maasai Women Abandon Charcoal Burning for Sustainable Methods of Generating Income

Rhoda Makoi was once known as the ‘commander’ for charcoal burning in Melili, Narok County. Not anymore. Now she is the ‘commander’ of the Maasai Women Environment Conservation Champions (MWECC). The group brings together 2,000 women from Melili, Narok, who abandoned charcoal burning for sustainable ways of generating income like beading, knitting, catering, and making …

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KEWASNET Hands Over PPEs and Menstrual Health Management kits to protect people from Kiambu from Covid-19

On 18th February 2021, KEWASNET in partnership with SIMAVI International handed over Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) and Menstrual Health Hygiene Management kits to the county government of Kiambu through H.E. Governor James Nyoro to support the county in its efforts to prevent the spread of Covid-19.  The community hygiene promotion is part of the WASH …

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Accountability for Water Programme Launched in Kenya!

Ideas become powerful not simply because they are conceived by academicians and then filtered into society by intellectuals; but because political entrepreneurs, individuals, or institutions discover ways to implement these ideas into society … and ultimately change the settings that drive human behaviour -Engineer Kyengo, We are launched in Kenya! On 1st December 2020, we …

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World Toilet Day-Sustainable Sanitation and Climate Change

Covid19 has underpinned the importance of Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) now more the ever witnessed before. With the pandemic’s onset, the importance of WASH – SDG6 is even more widely recognized and felt. Covid_19 is not just a health crisis, but also a WASH crisis and development and economic crisis. Covid_19 crisis will likely …

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Rights to Water and Sanitation: Legal Framework in Fight Against Covid-19

Covid-19 has obviously underpinned the importance of Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH). With the onset of the pandemic, the importance of WASH – Sustainable Development Goal 6 is even more widely recognised and felt. Covid 19 is not just a health crisis, but also a WASH crisis and a development/economic crisis. Covid crisis will likely …

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