Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects 2009/2010: Japan’s Traditional Well-Digging Technology to Ease Safe Water Needs in Western and Coastal Provinces
||Japan’s Traditional Well-Digging Technology to Ease Safe Water Needs in Western and Coastal Provinces
||23rd March 2010
||Kaloleni District, Coastal Province
||The Project for the Providing Safe Water Through Kazusabori Technology in Western and Coastal Provinces
- Mr. Seiji Okasa, Deputy Chief of Mission to the republic of Kenya
- Hon. Dennis Awori, Former Kenyan Ambassador to Japan
- District Commissioner
- District Officer
Others: about 300 people including residents
||Mr. Seiji OKADA, Deputy Chief of Mission of Japanese to the Republic of Kenya and Hon. Mr. Dennis AWORI, Representative from International Water Project and former Kenyan Ambassador to Japan, signed the Grant Contract amounted to 90,424 US Dollars for the project for providing safe water through the Kazusabori Technology in Western and Coastal Provinces through Grants Assistance for Grassroots for Human Security Program (GGP).
IWP plans to dig twenty wells in Kaloleni district in Coast, and Samia District in Western by applying traditional Kazusabori hand-digging technology of Japan. Through this project, beneficial communities not only receive provision of safe water, but will learn how to dig and maintain the wells hence transferring the technology that are crucial to the lives of community people.
||The Project entailed the following activities:
- Digging twenty wells in two areas
- Purchase of a project vehicle