Extension of Water Supply to the School and Health Centre in Kisenyi

by fontes on 25/09/2012 No comments

Thanks to a donation from Rotary Club Eiksmarka in Norway, the water supply system in Kisenyi, Rubirizi District, was extended to the local primary school and health centre.

A small water tower was constructed just behind the health centre in order to provide the additional pressure required. The tank on the ground next to the tower is an old rain water harvesting tank which gives the health centre some additional water for free.

In addition to the construction works, considerable efforts were put into training the local water committee which is running the project. They needed technical training on how to operate the new extension, but also how to manage the collection of payments. Fontes Foundation will monitor closely the operation of the extension to help the committee run it and the rest of the system properly.

fontesExtension of Water Supply to the School and Health Centre in Kisenyi

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