Usi-Unene River and Enzai dam Rehabilitation Project
Usi-Unene River and Enzai dam 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.
• Construct Usi-Unene river gabion check dam 0ct. 15-Dec 2006.
• Construct manholes (inlets, outlet, and inspection chamber) – Jan 2007.

• Dig 4 cut-off trenches each 1km long along Usi-Unene River - March-May 2007.
• Construct water kiosk and cattle trough near Usi-Unene River in June 2007
• Plant 50 trees in each member’s farm in July 2007 (CBO’s contribution).

• Desilt Enzai dam in Sept.2007.
• Fence Enzai dam in Oct.1st -20th 2007.
• Construct a cattle trough at Enzai dam in Oct. 25th – 31 3007.
• Plant trees along Usi-unene river valley Nov.-Jan 2008 (CBO’s contribution).

• Write and submit project final report to UNDP-GEF/SGP between February and March 2008.
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Project Snapshot

Wema Self Help Group
Area Of Work:
Land Degradation
Grant Amount:
US$ 23,812.21
Co-Financing Cash:
Co-Financing in-Kind:
Project Number:
Satisfactorily Completed

Grantee Contact

Mr System Administrator


P.O. Box 1997
Nairobi , 00100

SGP Country office contact

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


UNDP, P.O. Box 30218
Nairobi, 00100