Volume 3 | September 2017
KIWASH Updates
WASH, nutrition and agriculture highlights from USAID's Kenya Integrated Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Project
On August 29 to 30, KIWASH, together with Nyamira County Government, trained 60 Community Health Volunteers (CHVs) on WASH and agri-nutrition practices. These volunteers play a critical front-line role in encouraging households .............>
Mulwa Nzame used to walk 10 kilometers to the heavily polluted Tia River each day to access water for his cattle. Now, thanks to improvements in his local water service provider, the Mumbuni/Katalwa Borehole Water Project, ..................>
The Busia Water & Sewerage Services Company (BUWASSCo) currently only serves just over one-quarter of its population of 784,000 with clean, safe drinking water. That is about to change. On July 26, KIWASH ... ....................>
Rose Otieno knows all too well the heartache of losing a child. At 38 years old, she has lost two babies to pneumonia; one was four months old and the other only six weeks old. But in February 2017, Rose gave birth to a healthy baby who is now ..................> 
“Sustaining Breastfeeding Together” was the key message during this year’s World Breastfeeding Week celebration at Oboch Health Center in Nyakach, Kisumu County. The celebration brought together 100 pregnant women and new mothers .. .........>
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USAID’s Kenya Integrated Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (KIWASH) Project works to improve the lives and health of one million Kenyans in nine counties. The five-year project (2015–2020) focuses on the development and management of sustainable water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) services and increased access to irrigation and nutrition services.