Empowered to build her own shallow well

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Thanks to the knowledge and confidence gained in sand dam building, Stella is now leading by example, not only for the women but her community as a whole.

The shallow well that Stella and her son built.

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They were working faster than the men, they got respect for how well they could work.

Stephen Mwanzia, farmer and Chairman of the Watuka community.


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UKAID is providing funding over 3 years for 20 communities to improve food security through increased access to water (via 62 sand dams) and food production in Makueni County, Kenya.



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