The programme was funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and implemented in Kajiado and Mashuru districts of Kajiado County .The main objective of the five-year programme (2011 – 2015) was to ‘achieve increased sustainable access to and use of safe water and sanitation services, improve hygiene practices for women and marginalized groups’.

The project objectives were:

  1. Empowering communities, specifically women and girls, demand and achieve sustainable access to and use of safe water, sustainable sanitation and hygiene
  2. Enabling relevant service providers in the business sector, public sector and civil society co-operate to respond to the need for sustainable, accessible, affordable and demand-driven WASH services
  3. Policy makers and key actors to  promote and enable the sustainable realization of the right to water and sanitation through their policies, programmes, budget allocations and water tariffs, and are held accountable for their achievements in WASH
  4. A stable, complementary, effective and accountable alliance, in which participating actors feel ownership, share knowledge and coordinate work towards sustainable integration of WASH into policies, strategies and programmes in order to increase the access to and use of WASH facilities


  • 25,000 people had access  to improved sanitation and hygiene services
  • 12, 000 people had  access to improved source of drinking water
  • 2,100 community members were reached with sanitation and hygiene messages in the 7 villages.
  • 20 Natural Leaders were trained  in sanitation and hygiene promotion according to  Community Total Led Sanitation approach (CLTS)
  • 40 CLTS facilitators were trained with support from Amref and The Ministry of Health.


  • Ministry of Health
  • County Government of Kajiado
  • Amref Health Africa In Kenya
  • Practical Action
  • Community and administration
  • Sasol
  • Kewasnet
  • Nosim
  • Meta Meta
  • Netwas