Water Sanitation and Hygiene - Kisiro - Namutumba

Visit by Alex Walyomu on 2020-02-17

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Alex Walyomu
Created date
2020-02-18 11:11:56 UTC
Modified by
Alex Walyomu
Modified date
2020-02-18 11:51:06 UTC
Trip Time
10:24-06:17 (-5 h 53 m)
Village Time
12:57-15:47 (2 h 50 m)
Travel Time
-7 h 3 m

Water Community Meeting

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user committee training 
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Alex met with the water user committee members for kisiro new borehole that was drilled by kibo group recently. The committee members were thanked for working together to ensure that the borehole fence is constructed. However there is still need to complete it as required and make some corrections on how the wall was constructed. They raised a big challenge that all the money they had raised had got finished to buy all the materials and were in plans to fundraise for more money to buy more cement needed to complete the fence. The committee members promised to complete the remaining construction part by Friday. There were a few mistakes made during the construction and some of them will be corrected to add the wall more strength. Alex told the committee members about their responsibilities and ensuring that the borehole is taken good care of. They have to remain active at all times and make sure that all water users obey their rules and regulations enacted by the village. The water user committee were warned not to misuse borehole funds and this would lead to withdraw trust from the committee and end up refusing to pay the funds for the borehole maintenance and repair for the future. They were left with a task to mobilize the village for a water meeting that will be aimed at formation of the borehole bylaws. Most of the village men in Kisiro got jobs with a construction company working on a new road connecting Namutumba to Butaleja district and Tororo. They thank kibo group that since they started working in Kisiro, a lot has come to their village even electricity and now a new road that the government is working on that will connect Namutumba district to Butaleja district and other districts in the east. The village will start to use their new well as soon as possible. 
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2020-02-21 - Purpose: Water meeting intended to meet the village to form their borehole bylaws.
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10595 Some of the water user committee members who were advised to complete the wall fence as required and make some corrections to the mistakes that were made during construction
10598 The hind view of the borehole wall fence in Kisiro village. There is still more work to be done on this wall fence