Empowering children and women with sand dams

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Jane Kisulu - farmer
Jane Kisulu is a member of the Tukille self-help group in southeast Kenya. Jane has seen her life, and the lives of her children and community members transformed following the build of a local sand dam.
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Jane's children used to walk 2 hours every day to collect water. The sand dam built close to Jane's home has now cut down that journey to five minutes, giving her children more time for school.

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Jane now has surplus cow peas to sell during the harvest; cow peas can be grinded down to make dishes such as soup and chapati).

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Jane and Excellent's Digital Media Manager, Dwain Lucktung, meeting at Jane's village in February 2016.

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The sand dam and work with our supporters has helped our group stay together, to achieve the same goals… for these reasons, we are happier.

Jane Kisulu, a member of the Tukille self help group and community in southeast Kenya

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Did you know...

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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