Drought Mitigation Project

Location : Kilifi, Garissa, Taita Taveta, Tana River

Goal : To increase access to potable water and improve the living standards of local community and livestock farmers in the Coast Region.

Project Components:

• Construction of water supply structures: Earth fill dams, Waterpans, Djabias, boreholes
• Capacity building
• Small holder irrigation


  • 100,000 cubic meter capacity water pans constructed in Garissa, Tana River, Kilifi, Taita Taveta
  • 200,000 cubic meter capacity earth fill dams constructed Garissa
  • Water distribution pipelines and storage tanks installed
  •  Auxiliary infrastructure installed
  •  Capacity building on operation and maintenance done
  •  Over 10,000 households are supplied with water for domestic and livestock use
  •  Sangailu peace dam (100,000 M3) Construction ongoing
  •  Construction and equipping of 3.5 m3/hr Mlilo Primary Borehole ongoing

Implementation Status: Current Status: Implementation is ongoing. Implementation Level: 20%