Ngongo/Kwa Kikwu Gabion Project
Ngongo/Kwa Kikwu Gabion Project
The project is one out of ten projects in the Kilome Division Land Degradation Cluster in Makueni district in the Eastern Province of Kenya. The Kilome division land degradation cluster projects lie within about 40 square kilometres. All ten projects aim at reducing / preventing land degradation by focusing on the rehabilitation of gullies, water tanks for domestic and agricultural use, establishment of terraces and intercropping methods and reafforestation of catchment areas. The ten CBOs implementing the respective projects are supervised and coordinated by Kenya Initiatives for Development (KID) which has the role of a lead NGO.

This project plans to carry out the following activities:

• Purchase working tools of high quality - Oct. 1st -10th 2006.
• Dig 3 terraces/ cut off trenches each 1Km long x 1.5m wide x 1m deep along Ngongo/ Kwa Kikwu - Oct. 13th January 2007.

• Construct Ngongo check dam March - June 2007.
• Plant 50 trees in each member’s farm in July 2007(CBO’s contribution).

• Construct 5 gabions weirs along Ngongo and Kwa Kikwu gulleys - Sept. - January 2008.

• Write and submit final project report to UNDP-GEF/SGP - Feb-March 2008.


Project Snapshot

Kavuko Self Help Group
Area Of Work:
Land Degradation
Grant Amount:
US$ 30,239.57
Co-Financing Cash:
Co-Financing in-Kind:
Project Number:
Satisfactorily Completed

Grantee Contact

Mr System Administrator

SGP Country office contact

Ms. Nancy Chege
(254-20) 7624473
(254-20) 621076
Ms. Salome Nyakundi


UNDP, P.O. Box 30218
Nairobi, 00100