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OPARANYA: Let’s realise water needs of marginalised groups - 1 months ago, 21 Mar 21:44

Wycliffe Oparanya

In some communities in Kenya, water is a scarce resource and often a luxury. As Kenya marks World Water Day today, this is a rallying call to realise the water needs of marginalised groups.

Sadly, the lack of water in households and communities now threatens livelihoods, food security and human health.

We urgently need evidence-based investment decisions and a commitment to eliminate the inequalities to access drinking water. Kakamega County is an investment success story where this gap is being bridged.

The 2009 Kenya Population and Housing Census shows that before devolution, 23.4 percent of the population in Kakamega relied on unprotected sources of drinking water such as lakes, ponds and dams.

Almost a decade later, the 2015/16 Kenya Integrated Household Budget Survey indicated that Kakamega was at 3.4 percent. When you take population growth into consideration, this is a significant achievement.

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