Kiumoni/Kilome Environmental Rehabilitation Project
Kiumoni/Kilome Environmental Rehabilitation 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.
• Desilt Kwa Muulu check dam 100m upstream (30m wide, 0.5m deep) - Oct. 13th -25th 2006.
• Construct a masonry 20,000 litres tank (3m diameter, 3m height) - Oct. 26th - Nov 20th 2006.
• Construct manholes (Inlet, outlet, inspection chamber) - Nov. 22nd -30th 2006.
• Fence off Kwa Muulu water course 300m upstream Dec. 1st -15th 2006.
• Construct a water kiosk and a cattle trough at Kwa Muulu check dam Dec.16th -30th 2006.
• Dig 2 cut-off trenches along Kiumoni-Kaketa and Kwa Muulu/Kaketa each measuring 1.5m wide x1m deep x 1.5km long in January 2007.

• Rehabilitate Kiumoni shallow well by desilting 100m upstream (300m wide, 0.5m deep) in March 2007.
• Construct manholes (Inlet, outlet, inspection chamber) Apr. 1st - 12th 2007.
• Construct a diaphragm (Cut off) wall - Apr. 13th -30th 2007.
• Construct a masonry 20,000 litres tank (3m diameter, 3m height) in May 2007.
• Fence off water course 300m upstream in June 1st -15th 2007
• Construct a water kiosk and a cattle trough at Kiumoni shallow well- June 16th -30th 2007.
• Plant 50 trees in each member’s farm in November 2007(CBO’s contribution) in July 2007.

• Plant 10,000 trees at Kilome/Kilungu gazetted forest block - Sept. -December 2007.

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

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Project Snapshot

Kiumoni/Kilome Environment Rehabilitation Project
Area Of Work:
Land Degradation
Grant Amount:
US$ 23,822.63
Co-Financing Cash:
Co-Financing in-Kind:
Project Number:
Satisfactorily Completed

Grantee Contact

Mr System Administrator


P.O. Box 3
Nunguni, Makueni ,

SGP Country office contact

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


UNDP, P.O. Box 30218
Nairobi, 00100