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K16-W005
Old Water Source
New Well
Village
Health & Hygiene Workshop
The People of F.G.C.K. Mirangine, Kenya, thank
Felllowship of Man (Toronto, ON)

For helping them get safe drinking water
Latitude: 0.17682 Longitude: 36.24338
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Testimonial

To the Director Rev.David Maina The Lifewater Kenya Sponsor On behalf of the Church administration, myself and the entire congregation of saints, I do hereby write to tell you that we are so grateful because of your generosity to us. The completion of drilling a well for us, has been realized with great joy and appreciation of God's work has been given to your hands. May God continue to bless you personally Rev. Maina and also the donor who funded this project. Other blessings are directed to the life water personnel at large and especially to the crew who worked for us on the project site. God bless them so much. We once again say that we are grateful and may God bless you abundantly. Yours in Christ's Service Rev.Johnson Gikungu Gatembe

Project Summary

On March 18,2016 a Health & Hygiene Workshop was conducted with 10 participants The workshop included the following topics: The statistics on water related deaths: (More than 5 million people, 84% being children) Change makers: Parents, teachers and children for a better generation. • Water – Access & usage. • Sanitation – Disposal of waste. • Hygiene – Behavior. Importance/usage of water and proper maintenance – from source, transportation, storage and consumption & water treatment Types of diseases caused by ie WASH – related, air-borne & blood-borne causes and prevention. Bible references: Deuteronomy 23:9-14 Pit latrine structure: pit, slab, superstructure of ventilation. Hand washing facilities (ie Tippy Tap) and steps in hand washing. We ended well and shared a meal together. The meeting ended with prayers. The members were really happy for the education and requested for the training materials to spread the information for better health of the community.

Well Details

Project Completed: 2016-01-22 Well Depth: 125 ft.
Depth of Water: 29.00 ft. Casing Diameter: 4.00 in.
Screen Length: 30.00 ft. Developed By: Electric Pump
Development Time: 7.00 hrs. Well Yield:
Disinfection: 24.00 hrs. Handpump: Afridev
Water Colour: Clear Water Odour: None
Turbidity: Slightly Cloudy Taste:
Nitrate: 1.000 mg/L Bacti Test: Negative
Iron: 0.150 mg/L pH: 7.000




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