Siakago (Africa Est). The Salesian sisters commissioned a 400,000 cubic meters water storage facility in Siakago community in Embu during the World Water Day on 22nd March 2019.
This came amidst the community's suffering due to lack of clean water in parts of Siakago. The Salesian sisters recognized the need to work together and to partner with other stakeholders to make the world a better place.
The event was a greatsuccess, attended by the East and Central Africa Mentor-Misean Cara, The Member of Parliament Mbeere North,the Women Representative Embu County, The Governor Embu County, The County Executive Committee Member, The Member of County Assembly Nthawa Ward, The District County Commissioner Mbeere North, Thebe Water Company Director,
The Upper Tana Resource Management Authority, among others, a reflection of 2019 World Water Day Theme: "Leaving No One Behind." The water disaster and change in climate are closely intertwined: the effect of universal climatic change is evidently noticeable in water resources. It poses a severe threat to poverty reduction. With the support of Irish Government through Misean Cara, the Salesian sisters are implementing a WASH Project which comprises such components as construction of the water storage facility, awareness creation, and health outreach programs.
Amos Meme KERWATA