Water Sanitation and Hygiene - Kirwanire

Visit by David Balimunsi on 2020-10-07

Report ID
Created by
David Balimunsi
Created date
2020-10-07 08:40:00 UTC
Modified by
David Balimunsi
Modified date
2020-10-08 10:20:14 UTC
Trip Time
09:09-17:50 (8 h 41 m)
Village Time
11:43-15:13 (3 h 30 m)
Travel Time
5 h 11 m

Household visits

Which Survey
Number Of Households
Visits Purpose
Sanitation encouragement and the improvements 
Staff Attendees
David Balimunsi,Steven Kambale 
Government Attendees
LC1,VHT,District Councilor 
David and Steven were in kirwanire village . And their intentions of going there was to continue with the follow up in the homes still lagging behind in the trading centre as well as reminding the residents to work hard in order to met their set deadline. As David and Steven were in the village they first met with the defense of the village mr Hakana because they wanted to know the exact picture of the sanitation work with the trading centre. However mr Hakana reported to David and Steven that it was unfortunate for some of the homes which were not still lagging behind with in his home area the trading centre. The greater challenge was that all the homes which were still lagging behind were all from one clan but they had lost a relative . So that challenge it kind of slowed down the sanitation work progress with in the trading centre. On that note David and Steven they requested the village defense mr Hakana to accompany them to the family which had lost their dear loved one . They had to visit the family of the diseased because one of the lady Namuwanga who was previously appointed to be taking the lead in the smearing practice was from that same family. David and Steven prayed along with the family and also they advised the family to put Jesus with in the gap of their late dear one . Later they continued with their home to home movements in quite a good number of homes with the trading centre . However this is what was noted . The kibo staff were so much encouraged with Bakuza George one of the most stubborn and complicated member who was ever disturbing David and Steven during their home to home visits . Which was to bad towards the WASH activities in the village. Because Bakuza George was aprominent resident with in the village. He used to influence many of his neighbors by not working so fast. So this time David thanked him for the good work in his home of reforming and digging apit latrine about 20 feet in his home. And many of his neighbors they told the kibo staff that since he dug a pit in his home, they were also promising to do the same in one weeks time in their different homes. Along the same lines David reminded the other neighbors to work hard since the the set deadline date was getting pre much closer. After all that David and Steven as they were getting back to the chairman’s home where they had parked the car ,they thought how best the village would speed up the work of sanitation improvements. In order every one being able to met the required sanitation standards as well as the set deadline date. When they reached the chairman’s home , they were briefly discussing into what best should be done on how to speed up the WASH activities with in the village. David on that note he advised the chairman Bogere Hasani and the defense of the village who had joined them into the discussion. David told them that the best way was to choose more ambassadors with in the different sections which makes up the entire village. And adding the new members to the active sanitation committee such that everyone would often receive more sanitation encouragements even during when David and Steven were away out of the village during the weekends . They concluded the brief discussion when they were supposed to plan by calling for the sanitation improvements meeting in order being able to choose the best members towards sanitation the work improvements. In general according to David and Steven,s overview they noted that by adding more members on the committee in order to speed up the sanitation work progress. 
Next Visit
2020-10-12 - Purpose: To move home to home along with the sanitation committee members encouraging every home to work hard and meet the required sanitation standards. That will be done mostly in the homes still lagging behind in the trading centre.
Program Success
Yes they are busy working hard to improve on their sanitation standards
Program Critical Needs
More sanitation improvements in the specific homes which are still lagging behind as well as the provisions of clean water
Program Ownership
The sanitation committee members are so active and they feel so concerned about the progress of the WASH program in the village.
Other Program Observations
There is need for health and safe kitchens lesson program in the village
Program Expected Of Village
To continue working hard in order to achieve the required sanitation standards
Program Staff Preparations Next Visit
To phone call the village through the chairman in order to check on how the village will be progressing

Report Photos

14091 Kirwanire village ... Seen in the picture above is David the kibo staff during the home to home movements inspecting the new pit of mr Mbale micheal the community member . One of the homes which were still lagging behind.