The Private Secretary in charge of political Mobilization under state house Dan Mulalu through his Kazi Ni Kazi foundation has fulfilled his pledge of a pit latrine to Ocwin Primary School in Ngariam County, Katakwi District.
Mulalu made the pledge in December 2021 during a consultative meeting that was held at Ocwin Primary school of the cattle raids then.
During the meeting the locals requested Mulalu to construct a four stance pit latrine to Ocwin P/S while saying that the school latrines were in a sorry state. He then pledged to construct a pit latrine to support the learners in the school.
Ocwin Primary School was among the schools that hosted the several displaced people during the time of insurgency caused by the Karamojong.
While speaking to our reporter Mulalu apologized for the delay in the fulfillment of the pledge noting that the pledge was part of the several pending pledges his office under Kazi Ni Kazi foundation had registered.
He noted that the support was part of his contribution to the development of education in Ocwin.
The works according to Mulalu will be done in a month’s time and later be handed over to the school.
Relatedly, Mulalu has taken an initiative to repair over 45 non-functional wells and boreholes across Ngariam County to ensure that the population gains access to safe and clean water.
Several wells and boreholes previously drilled across the district are entirely nonfunctional.
“Many boreholes were originally installed with plastic parts which break easily or with galvanized iron parts which rust quickly in volcanic waters” said Mulalu
The water access rates in Katakwi vary from 80 % in Magoro Sub-County to 95 % in Katakwi TC Sub-County. Katakwi has 702 domestic water points which serve a total of 183,137 people – 173,988 in rural areas.
46 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned.
How is Mulalu’s Kazi ni Kazi Foundation participating?
The Foundation focuses on many of the SDGs, (Sustainable Development Goals) but so far mainly on the 6th goal, since our mission is to ensure sustainable access to safe water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) for the most vulnerable communities through innovative partnerships, creativity, and the power of art.
As Kazi ni Kazi Foundation, They are always ready to go above and beyond to achieve true long-term sustainability.
They believe in the combined power of providing access to safe WASH services, promoting healthy behaviors, and encouraging capital to support income-generating activities and market-based solutions.