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Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WaSH) Project

Title: Arba Minch Zuria Woreda WaSH improvement project

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Project Period: October 2011-June 2014

Funding source: WaterAid Ethiopia and the Community (of Arba Minch Zuria Woreda)

Context: Arba Minch Zuria Woreda is one of the Woredas with low water supply and sanitation coverage in the adminisrative Zone of Gamo Gofa. 9 Kebeles of the Woreda, which have very low WaSH coverage were selected after initial participatory needs assessment study.

Objective: Improving access to sustainable, safe, & adequate water supply & sanitation facilities through hygiene promotion, community capacity building and construction of facilities with community participation.

Approach:

  • Facilitate participatory problem analysis and community action plans

  • WaSH Committee Establishment and training

  • Training of water supply scheme care takers and artisans

  • Provision of Hand tools for WaSH Committees

  • Detail study and design of water supply schemes

  • Gravity spring construction

  • On spot spring capping

  • Hand dug well with hand pump

  • Machine drilled shallow well with hand pump

  • Expansion of existing existing water schemes (rehabilitating non-functional ones)

  • Development of motorized water distribution system

  • Woreda WaSH capacity building

  • Construction of institutional sanitation facilities (for schools and health posts) and hygiene promotion works

  • House to house sanitation and hygiene education

Results achieved so far:  So far over 34, 000 people are served with clean water and around 40, 000 people are facilitated to have access to improved sanitation facilities as a result of construction of facilities, hygiene promotion  and capacity building activities.

Gamo Gofa food security project

Title: Livelihoods and Food Security Project in Arba Minch Zuria Woreda

Project Period: 01 February 2014 – 31 January 2017

Funding: Misean Cara, CAFOD/SCiAF/TROCAIRE, and the Community

Context: Nine Kebeles in ArbaMinch Zuria Woreda were assessed and the three most food insecure & vulnerable Kebeles: Zegety Perasso, Dega Ochollo and Lakka were selected. The biggest part of Zegety Perasso is “Woynadega” Agro climate. Livelihoods is fully agrarian. Lakka is characterized by “Dega” Agro climate and major livelihoods depend on mixed agriculture. Dega Ochollo Kebele is “Weynnadega” Agro climate on the large part.

Objective:

  • To improve agricultural production & productivity to narrow food gaps of 1,423 poor households prevalent in any one year, throughout the project periods (2014 to 2017),

  • To increase and diversify income of targeted households.

Approach: project activities are conducted with focus of a non-reversible and sustainable transformation in attitude, practice and knowledge. These involve the following approach:

  • Work with community to organize and manage their food , livestock , forest , soil water indigenous knowledge and local resources

  • Providing farmers with materials, skill and information to enhance the productive capacity of the community ,

  • Work with women and disadvantaged groups so as to increase the food security at the HH level,

  • Work with community and local government structure to ensure efficient implementation of food security program.

Results achieved so far: the project is on its early stage of implementation..visit us again soon.

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