Water Sanitation and Hygiene - Kigalama - Namutumba

Visit by David Balimunsi on 2018-02-14

Report ID
Created by
David Balimunsi
Created date
2018-02-14 04:34:51 UTC
Modified by
Lorna Katagara
Modified date
2018-02-15 03:17:40 UTC
Trip Time
09:41-18:50 (9 h 9 m)
Village Time
12:46-13:49 (1 h 3 m)
Travel Time
8 h 6 m

Current State

Participation Rating
They have a good strong fence ,clean jerrycans and good sanitation 
Village Critical Needs
It is helping to repair the other two boreholes to reduce on the population at the Kibo borehole. 
Village Action Steps
To followup with those homes that have not yet contributed towards their borehole 
Staff Action Steps
It is to continue encouraging the residents to maintain their good hygiene standards and also contributing money towards their borehole account. 
CLTS Progress
Sanitation Hygiene Committee
Water Users Committee
Other Class Notes
Community Ownership
Ownership Story
The community have managed to take good care of their borehole by putting a good fence around their borehole. 
Three Stone Fires
Access to Clean Water
Open Defecation
Water Access Explain
This community has 3 boreholes. One was drilled Kibo which is the only one working presently after it was repaired on this visit.The boreholes bearings were worn out. The second one is located at the school however, its pipes are having holes hence producing less water as well as this can lead to contamination of the water.The third borehole which is located at Budigu section also has a similar issue of its pipes having holes. 
Prevent Ownership
Allow Ownership
unity and cooperation amongst the committee members and the other residents. 
Village Notes
Kibo staff passed by the borehole at the school which has an issue of less water coming out of the borehole. The committee members told Kibo staff that the problem was that some pipes in there had some holes. This therefore leads to dirty water getting into contact with the clean water through the holes in the pipes. 

Well Repair

Lookup Key
Kigalama - kigalama kibo 
Ws Name
kigalama kibo 
Repair Date
2018-02-14 00:00:00 UTC 
Repair By
Pump Mechanic
Committee Present
Repair Cost
Village Contribution
Work Done
They replaced the won out ball bearings in the handle of the borehole. 
Parts Replaced
Rubber buckets,Handle 
Concerns Future Failure
None but however Kibo staff encouraged all members to take full care and responsibility of their borehole 
Water Committee
Soak Pit
Compound Condition
Jerrycan Condition
Ws Notes
David and Steven went to Kigalama and Nawaibete to do the repairing of the two boreholes which had the same problems of their ball bearings which were won out and the handles of the two boreholes were not moving as they used to be originally. This was caused by reckless pumping and the over population at the two boreholes because presently it is a dry season and the majority of the other boreholes are dry, hence causing all the residents from the neighboring villages to get water from only the Kibo boreholes which were the only ones working.David and Steven opened up-the handles of the two boreholes together with the water users committee members and they fixed the ball bearings after lubricating them with grease to reduce on the friction in between the two ball bearings. They fixed the won out ball bearings by replacing new ones. After the repair, they sensitised all the people who were around during the repairing process by demonstrating for them the best way of pumping the borehole. They said one shouldn’t pump while knocking between the lower and upper point of the head pump. They also sensitised them on the young ones they always send to the boreholes to fetch water without any mature persons instructions as they always pump in a reckless way. They also sensitised them on their opening and closure time of their boreholes to avoid the bad handling of the borehole which would be done during the dark or at night when no one would be seeing. They continued encouraging both communities of Nawaibete and kigalama to continue contributing money towards their borehole account and always having sanitation improvement meetings. They visited some six homes on their way towards the Nawaibete borehole and they were found clean. They thanked the owners and encouraged them to continue maintaining the required standards. The treasure of the borehole in Nawaibete told Kibo that they had 200000 shillings on their borehole account and the one from kigalama also showed Kibo staff the 180000 shillings as their borehole account balance. In general the sanitation of the two villages was good and members still working together.On addition to the above ,David was able to note the following in kigalama village the unity and cooperation with in the members as Kibo staff found the members, making for one of the members mr lsabirye a fuel saving stove on their own. They said they would be moving to the next home after having finished the one they were making from lsabirye,s home. David appreciated them for working together on their own and encouraged them ,to extend that unity to every member in the village Also some members of the community are using the water from the soak pit to make bricks.David thanked them for that. They left the two villages when the two boreholes were repaired and in good working conditions . 
Repair Notes
The members on the water user committee were able to learn that,the reason why this borehole got spoilt was due to reckless pumping by some other residents and children. 

Report Photos

1376 Mr Nkenga ,s pit latrine under construction he managed to dig a pit of about 38 feet
1379 The kigalama borehole Kibo staff were able to all the jerrycans at the borehole were clean.
1385 Ladies who had turned up for the stove making program in sheikhs magidu lsabirye
1388 Members for stoves program were found making a stove in mr magidu lsabirye,s kitchen.they said they would be moving in two other different homes
1391 The water user committee and some community members watching as the Kibo staff were fixing the won out ball bearing which were causing their borehole handle to move while dangling.
1397 Kibo staff doing the repairing .
1400 Kibo staff during the repairing process of the kigalama borehole
1403 Kibo staff repairing the borehole in nawaibete which had issues with the ball bearings which were worn out they replaced new ones and later it started working good.
1406 The development brought by Kibo’s borehole in kigalama because the Kibo,s borehole some member decided to make bricks using the water from the borehole they will be selling the bricks for developing them selves.