Kavuko Canal Reticulation Project
Kavuko Canal Reticulation 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 2 collector gutters each 1Km long measuring 1.5m wide 1m deep at Kavuko hills - Oct. 12th - November 30th 2006.
• Dig 2 reticulation canals each measuring 1.5m wide 1m deep 1.5 Km long in December 2006.
• Dig 1 hemispherical collector reservoir of diameter 110m by 1.5m deep in January 2007

• Dig 2 hemispherical storage reservoir of diameter 110m by 1.5m deep between March - July 2007.

• Fence of water course 7000 m upstream in September 2007.
• Plant 50 trees in each member’s farm in October 2007 (CBO contribution).

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

Project Snapshot

Kavuko Youth Group
Area Of Work:
Land Degradation
Grant Amount:
US$ 20,508.33
Co-Financing Cash:
Co-Financing in-Kind:
Project Number:
Satisfactorily Completed

Grantee Contact

Mr System Administrator


P.O. Box 30
Yoani ,

SGP Country office contact

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


UNDP, P.O. Box 30218
Nairobi, 00100