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Conference calls for separate sanitation budget by State

By Kaburu Mugambi   Water, Sanitation and Irrigation ministry has promised to reach out to the National Treasury to increase sanitation budget and establish separate budget line for sanitation. This is among three goals the ministry and participants pledged to reach in three months during Kenya Sanitation Conference. The conference …

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Kenya Sanitation Conference 2019 Communique

KENYA SANITATION CONFERENCE 28 – 31 NAIROBI, KENYA FINAL COMMUNIQUE We, the stakeholders of the sanitation and hygiene sector in Kenya made up of political decision makers and sanitation sector institutions, academics, civil society, development partners and the private sector at the Kenya Sanitation Conference organized by the Ministry of …

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Government Pledge 80% Water Coverage by 2022

Water and Sanitation Chief Administrative Secretary Winnie Guchu has stressed the government will continue with the ongoing water sector reforms required by the Water Act, 2016.  She said the reforms must be continuous and consistent to cope with the ever-emerging dynamics within the water sector for its continued growth. She …

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Six million Kenyans have no Toilet

Pit Latrine

What’s the percentage of Kenyans accessing clean water in rural and urban areas? Only 28 per cent of rural and 32 per cent of urban Kenyans have access to improved sanitation, according to WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme 2017 report. What are sanitation statistics in terms of access to toilets; the …

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Meru County promise 500 Boreholes every year

Meru county to dig 500 boreholes

Meru Country plans to drill 100 boreholes by the end of the current financial year in June 2019. This is in addition to 97 boreholes the country drilled in its first financial year, according to Governor Kiraitu Murungi. The 97 boreholes are mainly in the drought-prone Meru North sub-counties which …

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How to Unblock your Sink

how to unblock clogged sink at home

When you have a clogged sink, what do you do? Pour hot water down the drain? Try to fish out the offending object with a hanger?  These options all have their use cases, but more often than not a plunger is the best option for the sink. While most of …

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What is a Plumber’s Snake & How is it used?

Plumbing snake and how to use it

A plumber’s snake is a slender, flexible auger used to dislodge clogs in plumbing. The plumber’s snake is often reserved for difficult clogs that cannot be loosened with a plunger. It is also sometimes called a toilet jack. Plumber’s snakes have a coiled (helix-shaped) metal wire with a broader gap …

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