Category Archives: Water and Sanitation

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Christian Stiemer Water Harvesting Tank for Orchard Irrigation

Project Name

Christian Stiemer Water Harvesting Tank for Orchard Irrigation

Project Code

TZNJ107

Project Donor

Karibu Tanzania

Project Budget

Tshs 10,994,575.00

Project TimeFrame

The project was Started November 2018 to December 2018

Project Location

This Project was Located at Malombwe Village, Makambako Town Council in Njombe Region

Project beneficieries

Pupils and all Society at Christian Stiemer Primary School and Malombwe Village

Project Desctiptions

SHIPO was agreed with Karibu Tanzania under Wilde Ganzen to implement part of the Construction of one big rain water Harvesting system for an orchard irrigation at Christian Stiemer Primary School in Malombwe Village, Njombe Region Tanzania

Organizations / Businesses / Government Agencies Involved to Implement the Project

  • Karibu Tanzania
  • SHIPO Tanzania
  • Makambako Town Council
  • Malombwe Village Authority

Project Status

The Project was Completed successful and handed over to the intended beneficiaries, Society of Malombwe village and Christian Stiemer Primary School


TRAINING IDYDC ON HAND DUG WELL

Project Name: Training IDYDC on Hand Dug Well

Project Code: TZNJ085G

Project Timeframe: 9th September 2013 to 21st September 2013

Project Donor: Iringa Development of Youth, Disabled and Children Care (“IDYDC”)

Project Location: Iringa Region

Project Beneficiaries: Groups and workshop at Iringa

Project Description:

SHIPO and IDYDC (Iringa Development of Youth, Disabled and Children Care) were agreed to provide training to different groups in Iringa Region for the aim of improving the quality of the manual well digging and well finalization work presently ongoing in Iringa by IDYDC and trained groups.

The key output of this consultancy was to address quality issues and improve gaps existing in the provision of manual well digging and well finalization among 20 young trainees who already have basic ideas on the topics. Specifically: –

  • Theoretic program on geology topics relevant to well digging, well digging and well finalization with rope pump installation
  • Two dug wells with cover and installation of rope pumps done during training.
  • Trainees will be in two teams of max 10.
  • 20 private sector entrepreneurs trained on any new developments in the sphere of manual digging and well finalization with rope pump installation
  • Small report produced by SHIPO after the training with main successes and challenges, including recommendations for improving future programming.

Organization/ Business/ Government Agencies Involved to Implement the Project:

  • Southern Highlands Participatory Organization (SHIPO)
  • IDYDC (Iringa Development of Youth, Disabled and Children Care)
  • Iringa Municipal

Project Status:

The project was completed and handed over to IDYDC (Iringa Development of Youth, Disabled and Children Care


Water Aid Ibumila and Ikando

Project Name: SNV COWSO and LGA Strengthening

Project Code: TZNJ086A

Project Timeframe: September 2012 to March 2013

Project Donor: Water Aid

Project Location: Ibumila and Ikando villages in Njombe District

Project Beneficiaries: Ibumila and Ikando Communities

Project Description:

SHIPO and WATER AID Tanzania were agreed to implement this project for the aim of Improving water availability to these two villages of Ibumila and Ikando. WATER Aid was the Donor for this project which was implemented by SHIPO.

The SHIPO (Senior) facilitators were responsible for mobilizing, sensitizing, organising and co-facilitating communities in Ibumila and Ikando Communities.

The project was based on implementing the followings:

  • Establishment of the Community Owned Water Society Ordanisation (COWSO) in these two villages of Ibumila and Ikando
  • Construction of Water intake
  • Building for the water pump
  • Canal water digging and
  • Construction of water tank
  • Construction of 15 water point (domestic points)
  • Fixing Pipes
  • Training on sustaintainabilty of water project, health and environment cleanliness
  • Conservation of water source
  • Construction of rain water harvesting for irrigation
  • Construction of house and fixing gutter for rain water harvesting

Organization/ Business/ Government Agencies Involved to Implement the Project:

  • Southern Highlands Participatory Organization (SHIPO)
  • WATER AID
  • Njombe District Council
  • Ibumila and Ikando village Authorities

Project Status: The project was completed and handed over to Ibumila and Ikando villages.


SNV COWSO Strengthening, UNICEF PCA

Project Name: SNV COWSO Strengthening, UNICEF PCA

Project Code: TZNJ087A

Project Budget: TZS 39,230,000/= (Thirty Nine Million Two Hundred Thirty Thousand only).

Project Timeframe: 1st November 2013 to 31st October 2014

Project Donor: SNV, Netherlands Development Organization, UNICEF PCA

Project Location: 10 villages of Njombe District

Project Beneficiaries: 10 villages of Njombe District (Matembwe, Kidegembye, Idamba, Mfriga, Lupembe, Ihang’ana, Isoliwaya, Image, Igombola, Madeke and Lwanzari).

Project Description:

SHIPO Tanzania and SNV international were agreed to establish and strengthening the COWSOs in 10 selected villages of Njombe District Council to ensure effective and sustainable rural water supply services. SVN was responsible to recruits the Local Capacity Builder (LCB).

SHIPO was responsible to support the CWST in the COWSOs strengthening process. SHIPO shall provide training to the COWSO committees of the 3 revived COWSOs. There was a specific focus on creating COWSOs that are accountable to their constituencies.

The SHIPO (Senior) facilitators were responsible for mobilizing, sensitizing, organising and co-facilitating communities in Njombe district (Kidegembye, Image, Ihangána, Isoliwaya, Lupembe, Igombola, Mfriga, Matembwe, Madeke and Lwanzari) in consultation with CWST, and LGA in collaboration with SNV advisers to improve Water Points functionality, establish COWSOs, and register them. In implementing this responsibility, the facilitators will carry out the following activities in a timely manner and within the agreed upon number of working days.

And the following was the outcomes:

Well performing and active COWSOs/schemes and registered

COWSOs/schemes increased customer base

COWSOs/schemes with improved tariff setting and revenue collection

COWSOs/schemes with improved financial planning and management

Regular contacts with decision makers at village, Ward and District levels

More equity in resource allocation for different villages covered by schemes

Insight in and proof of behaviour change and general progress through outcome mapping and case studies.

Organization/ Business/ Government Agencies Involved to Implement the Project

  • Southern Highlands Participatory Organization (SHIPO)
  • SNV
  •    Njombe District Council
  • Respectively villages Authority

Project Status:

The project was completed and handed over to all villages in the project


Mapanda Girls Domitory

Project Name: Mapanda Girls Domitory

Project Code: TZNJ097

Project Budget: 39,079,700 (Thirty-Nine Million Seventy-Nine Thousand and Hundred Tanzania Shillings).

Project Timeframe: March 2014 to September 2014

Project Donor: Lyra and GRL (Green Resource Limited)

Project Location: Mapanda Village at Kihansi Secondary School Mufindi District, Iringa Region

Project Beneficiaries: Kihansi Girls Secondary School

Project Description:

The project was based on constructing dormitory for girls at Mapanda secondary school. Southern Highlands Participatory Organization (SHIPO), Lyra and GRL were agreed to implement this project for the aim of improving education environment at Mapanda Village.

SHIPO was responsible for implementation of the construction activities to final completion. Green Resource Limited was responsible in providing necessary transport of SHIPO masons and officers from Mafinga to Chogo and back.

Organization/ Business/ Government Agencies Involved to Implement the Project:

  • Southern Highlands Participatory Organization (SHIPO)
  • Lyra
  • GRL (Green Resource Limited)
  • Mapanda Village

Project Status:

The project was completed and handed over to Mapanda village at Kihansi Secondary school


Isitu Primary School Rain Water Harvesting system

Project Name: Isitu Primary School Rain Water Harvesting system

Project Code: TZNJ069A

Project Timeframe: February 2011 to November 2011

Project Donor: Connect International

Project Location: Isitu Village

Project Beneficiaries: Pupils at Isitu Primary School

Project Description:

The project was to construct Rain water Harvesting system at Isitu primary school at Isitu village, the project was based on digging four pits for the rain water harvesting system, Also construction of wall, plastering and Installation of rope pump and final to install gutters from roof to the pits which were completed.

Organization/ Business/ Government Agencies Involved to Implement the Project

  • Southern Highlands Participatory Organization (SHIPO)
  • Connect International
  • Njombe DC
  • Isitu Village authority

Project Status:

The project was completed and handed over to Isitu Village.


Sanitation week Njombe, February 2018

“House is a toilet” (Nyumba ni choo): this year ́s Sanitation Week had the focus on creating awareness of the negative impact on the environment, on our health and some of our actions, especially open defecation and dumping of solid waste.
As an organisation that works on sustainable solutions to promote hygiene and sanitation in Tanzania, SHIPO decided to join the 2018 Sanitation week in Njombe.

Sanitation week was held from Tuesday 13 th to Saturday 17 th , and SHIPO participated on last day that was Saturday were Njombe DC was guest of honour. Visitors arrived from 9:30 am. Among the first ones there was the district commissioner and her crew. After that, multiple small groups of people, including students from the nearby schools visited the SHIPO exhibition place. They got explanations on the posters and technologies and they had the chance to ask questions. Water filters were especially found interesting; most of their questions involved their functioning and revealed their interest in these technologies. Moreover, the district Commissioner herself purchased one of them.

Groups of people visiting SHIPO exhibition space.
Groups of people visiting SHIPO exhibition space.
Groups of people visiting SHIPO exhibition space.
Groups of people visiting SHIPO exhibition space.

Farmer’s Day

The main objectives:

  • To give chance to the Farmers and other stakeholders involved in Agriculture sector in Njombe Region to get the opportunity to experience on innovations in agriculture using SHIPO SMARTechs.
  • Also to use the chance to invite Regional commissioner to learn more about SHIPO, this is after he showed a lot of interest to ground water recharging and he promised to visit SHIPO and learn more about it the time he visited by SHIPO Board members and Management team.

Activities Performed during preparation of the event

  • Preparation and rehabilitation of all SMARTech to be demonstrated during the event with cooperation of Kisangani Group, Uvinjo Group and James.
  • Invited different Stakeholders that are involved in Agriculture sector from private and government.
  • Invited Farmers, and SHIPO trained groups to demonstrate other agriculture tools, drilling and digging techniques.

Archievements

  • Mr. Lameck Noah, the Assistance Administrative Secretary for Business and Agricultural production, was the guest of honor on behalf of the regional commission. So SHIPO archived its objective of invite the regional commission in SHIPO to learn more about SHIPO SMARTechs, He was so happy about the technologies and he promised to cooperate with SHIPO to make sure the SMARTechs are recognized. See the picture below of the technologies demonstrated during farmer’s day event
  • SHIPO was able to present in front of the guest of honor, the challenges of not having the policy that recognize the SMARTechs so he promised to work on the request.
  • Other Stakeholders from government and Other NGO’s Were able to see the good opportunities in SHIPO for Agriculture activities and also to demonstrate about their products see the pictures below

This event is organized by SHIPO’S SMART Centre in Tanzania.

Demonstration of Drip irrigation to the guest of honor during the Farmer's Day at SHIPO
Demonstration of Drip irrigation to the guest of honor during the Farmer’s Day at SHIPO
Demonstration of water filters to the guest of honor and the invited guest during the Farmer's Day at SHIPO
Demonstration of water filters to the guest of honor and the invited guest during the Farmer’s Day at SHIPO

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Water and Sanitation

We are supporting communities to have sustainable supply and access to safe and clean water as well as supporting families and communities in improving Hygiene and Sanitation by enabling the communities to access and use low-cost-water technologies

Safe and Clean Water for all
Safe and Clean Water for all
One of the Domestic Point at Magunguli
One of the Domestic Point at Magunguli
Tank Construction at Saja
Tank Construction at Saja

Saja Rain Water Harvesting

Project Name: Saja Rain Water Harvesting

Project Code: TZNJ096

Project Donor: Karibu Tanzania

Project Period or Time Frame: January 2014 to August 2014

Project Location: Tanzania, Njombe region, Wanging’ombe District, Saja ward.

Project Beneficiaries: Community of Saja

Project Descriptions:

Project Goals and Objectives:

  • To provide safe and clean water on a sustainable basis to schools in areas with serious water shortages.

Organizations /Businesses / Government Agencies involved in implementation of activities:

  1. Karibu Tanzania
  2. Southern Highlands Participatory Organization (SHIPO)

Project Status: The project completed and handed over to the community of Saja

Pipes lying from the tank to Domestic Point (DP) at Saja

Pipes lying from the tank to Domestic Point (DP) at Saja

Fixing Silo tank at Saja

Fixing Silo tank at Saja


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