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# Water Crises at Wamba - 60 children in danger - Help!

I have received a note today 17th March from the manager telling me if there is no water from the supply tomorrow “You advise us what we do?”

Thank you! Your prayers are being answered. Some water at low pressure is coming through on Mon 20th

In September Kindfund decided to go ahead with a water harvesting project

October 2017
In September Kindfund decided to go ahead with a water harvesting project estimated at just over £6,000. A concrete platform has been laid in the middle of the site and six by 10,000 litre tanks purchased and delivered along with a pump and associated plumbing equipment to facilitate the collection of rain and town water and its subsequent pumping to three by 10,000 litre tanks on a raised platform at the top of the site from where it is distributed. In total there will be storage for 90,000 litres. The impact will be kept under review.

Mon 20th March Update
Thank you! Your prayers are being answered.

Pamela spoke to the Manager, Nzau this morning and they are getting a little water from the town system. They have been visited by the Government and town water officials and they are being supported as well as they are able for the present. Some water at low pressure is coming through and the staff and children have been working our moneymaker foot pump to assist it up into our raised tanks.

Please don’t give up continue to pray for the supply and also pray for rain for this area of N Kenya which is on the verge of famine.
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We have been struggling for the past year to keep our home at Wamba supplied with water. We are connected to the town supply and have a buffer of 30,000 litres in the form of three raised 10,000 litre tanks. We have regular meetings with the Town officials and with the Government representatives – District Commissioner and Chiefs of the area.

For our part when the supply is turned on and the pressure is low we deploy a Moneymaker foot pump to ensure we maximise the little which comes through.

What seemed like just another of the weekly crises escalated today after our manager met with the Water Engineer and Government representatives to be told that there is no supply.

I have received a note today 17th March from the manager telling me if there is no water from the supply tomorrow “You advise us what we do?”

We have over 60 children on the site who need to drink, wash and food has to be cooked not to mention clothes washed.

added on Oct 12

Continue to pray for the water supply for Wamba and for rain for n Kenya which is on the verge of famine

Kindfund was established as a charity in 2004 to further the gospel of Jesus Christ and to help relieve poverty amongst some of the poorest tribes in northern Kenya, working with the pastoralist Turkana, Samburu and Rendille.

We currently use 5 tonnes of food and supplies per month, providing for 125 children in 4 homes and 400 children in nursery and primary education.

We have dug 7 wells and fitted 7 handpumps, bringing safe water to remote villages.

100% of gifts go to Kenya.

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