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PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988-2001 17 PAR outcomes Nyakerato in Kenya


Document begins: PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988­2001 17 PAR outcomes Nyakerato in Kenya Isaack Oenga and Pauline Ikumi Introduction water source, contributing money and time to the management of the water system in the vain hope that one day they too will be The Nyakerato River has a source on Ibencho considered to be connected. They do not Hill, and the river stretches as far as the eye realise that water will never flow up hill. It is can see. The Abatabori clan lives west of this river and has to walk up the hill to fetch water, interesting to note that whereas these people a burden that caused them to initiate the living on higher ground gave money and time Nyakerato gravity scheme. A small group of to the gravity scheme, they neglected a families requested a cover to protect their shallow well that had been built on their plateau to give them some source of water. existing spring. The engineers suggested adding an underground pipeline with public On the sloping hills of Nyakerato, in Kisii taps down hill to increase the number of water users . District in Kenya, a trumpet is blown and people stream from all directions ...

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