Water Sanitation and Hygiene - Bupaluka - Namutumba

Visit by David Balimunsi on 2018-01-12

Report ID
593
Created by
David Balimunsi
Created date
2018-01-12 03:00:50 UTC
Modified by
Ben West
Modified date
2018-02-09 15:55:49 UTC
Trip Time
09:15-18:59 (9 h 44 m)
Village Time
11:32-16:24 (4 h 52 m)
Travel Time
4 h 52 m

Current State

Participation Rating
Success
The boreholes Kibo visited in bupaluka they found some good development of brick making out of the water from the two Kibo boreholes . 
Village Critical Needs
Fire saving stoves 
Village Action Steps
It is to have acommuity general meeting aimed at how they can take good care of their borehole. 
Staff Action Steps
It is to encourage the committee members to have a community general meeting aimed at resolving the small issues which would hinder the smooth running of their borehole. 
CLTS Progress
 
Sanitation Hygiene Committee
yes 
Water Users Committee
yes 
Other Class Notes
 
Community Ownership
yes 
Ownership Story
Due to the unity brought by the Kibo staff during the time of teaching hygiene and sanitation, the community members started contributing some good money towards improving their borehole account as well as the committee members encouraging the rest of the residents maintaining the required hygiene standards. 
Three Stone Fires
yes 
Access to Clean Water
yes 
Open Defecation
no 
Water Access Explain
 
Prevent Ownership
None 
Allow Ownership
The unity and cooperation in between the residents and the committee members 
Village Notes
The staff were able to see new hygiene facilities like new dish racks in most homes and a new borehole fence on the borehole Kibo drilled and repaired. This is because water mission a new non governmental organization worked in Bupaluka during the Kibo holidays. 

Water Users Committee Check-In

Ws Name
DWD:6253 
Current Fund Balance
160000 
Follow up
yes 
Water Committee
yes 
Fence
yes 
Soak Pit
yes 
Compound Condition
good 
Jerrycan Condition
dirty 
Men On Committee
Women On Committee
Total Members
11 
Committee Accomplishments
Hygiene and sanitation 
Committee Challenges
Borehole contributions 
Operating
yes 
Other Committee Notes
The committee members said that they had a community meeting decided to be using every Sunday of the week as their day for cleaning jerrycans 
Ws Notes
David and Steven went to bupaluka village in both lower and upper sections there intention of going there was checking on the status of the two boreholes the one in upper section that Kibo drilled and the other one in lower section which was recently repaired by Kibo as well as continuing to encourage the residents to contribute money towards their borehole a account in addition to the amount Kibo left them with by the time of repairing of their borehole. The borehole talked about is the one in the lower section which was having a lot of persistent issues like time taken filling a jerrycan was five minutes. They advised the residents together with the committee members to always not over pump their borehole for example from morning hour to mid day giving it time to rest to recover more water since the borehole talked about was noted as being a-low recovery borehole . The borehole was working well from morning when it approached mid day the water stopped coming not until after some three hours of resting till they pumped it once again . They were also advised by Kibo staff to continue contributing more money for their borehole account the committee members said that they will be having a borehole community meeting in order to bring those up to speed. They moved towards the upper section to where Kibo drilled the other borehole they found it in a good working condition because water mission an organization had encouraged the residents in lvukula sub county to construct good fences around their boreholes for good protection. They found some good development around the borehole because the residents were using the water for brick making about twenty thousand bricks were being manufactured by some members they said the bricks were for commercial purposes. Kibo continued encouraging the members they came across to join such developments and the initiators of the brick making project were thanked and appreciated. The chairman of the upper borehole told Kibo of one home which where they did not want to pay towards the borehole. They requested to have a meeting with this home and asked that also the chairman should be present. They had 160000 for the upper section borehole and 70000 for the other borehole which Kibo recently had repaired. 

Report Photos

963 The above photo shows how the residents of bupaluka are using the water for their borehole to develop themselves by making bricks for commercial use
967 Where the residents are getting the soil to make bricks
970 The photo shows how water mission anon governmental organization has helped Kibo by encouraging the residents to maintain the good borehole fence .
972 The hipped soils prepared for brick laying. They will be using the water from the boreholes soakpit.
974 The bupaluka lower section borehole which was repaired by Kibo