Services Board – Water & Sanitation Service Improvement Project (WaSSIP)

The purpose of the assignment was to assist CWSB and the WSPs in updating and matching of customer meter account and personal data. The assignment established up to date information and data base to enhance effective and informed management practices. The assignment’s output assisted in enhancing the capacity of the board to manage its water supply and distribution system, improve institutional memory, improve management of information, enhance planning processes and determine allocation of water and sewerage services within the WSPs area. (Completed August 2012)

In-depth Market Assessment of the Safe Water Market in Kenya to establish the role that Market-based Decentralized Solutions (both Entrepreneur and Community Owned) have in the Provision of Safe Water.

The assessment was to determine what exists in the current body of knowledge, identify gaps that require further research, and seek to address those gaps through interviews and field research. This assessment also built on learning from existing programs and findings and addressed the key challenges already identified (e.g. ownership models, quality assurance, equitable access, operations and maintenance, lack of financing, etc) and to Provide specific recommendations on how to overcome obstacles / barriers for success. The study was done on behalf of Safe Water Network (SWN) with funding support from the International Finance Corporation (IFC).

(Completed February 2012

Annual Water Sector Conference 2011

Joint facilitators for this annual event in the Water Sector. The theme for the Water Sector Conference 2011 was “Achieving the Rights to Water and Sanitation”. The main objectives were to review the performance and challenges in the water sector and to jointly identify key sector priorities/undertakings for the coming financial year.

(Complete March 2011)

Consultancy Services on Project Support to the Aid effectiveness Project to Kenya, Somalia and Tanzania – No. AID 9460

The objective of this assignment was to support the effectiveness and efficiency of development assistance in Kenya, Tanzania and Somalia in line with the Paris Declaration, Accra Agenda for Action and the Strategic priorities put forth by the relevant governments. To reduce transactional costs to the government by streamlining systems for delivering aid, standardising procedures, eliminating duplication, managing for development results and upholding mutual accountability.

(Completed June 2011)

Consultancy Services for Detailed Design, Review, Environmental Impact Assessment, Supervision and Coordination of Works for the Construction of Kiambere-Mwingi Water Supply Project, Phase II.

The objective of the assignment was to undertake the detailed design of the sewerage component and also carry out the ESIA study of the Kiambere Mwingi Water Supply project to cover Mwingi and Kyuso towns. The scope of works included carrying out an extensive site investigations and surveys for sewerage and storm water set for the Mwingi and Kyuso towns and Produce Detailed Design and Tender Documents to enable construction of the

proposed Kyuso and Mwingi town sewerage systems.

(Completed December 2011)

Consultancy Services for Infrastructure Design within two villages in Kibera, Nairobi – Water & Sanitation for the urban Poor

Responsible for both concept and detailed technical design of the water and sanitation components of the project, taking fully into account alternative operational arrangements, to be identified by the WSUP Team. This assignment also involved supervision of construction. Also involved in developing a sludge management strategy for one of the villages and a prototype that can be used for the rest of Kibera.

(Completed December 2011)

Final Evaluation of Environmental Management Programme Community Environment Fund Component and Community Development Programme Phase 3.

The objective of the study was to verify, analyze and assess the mainstreaming and impact of cross cutting issues in the project (e.g. participatory process, gender integration, HIV/AIDS). We used our professional judgment and experience to review all relevant factors and brought these to the attention of the Government of Kenya and European Commission through a Final Report.

(Completed August 2010)

Consultancy Services for Kenya Italy Debt Programme Mid Term Review Project

The objective of the review was to assess the overall performance of the Kenya Italy Debt for Development Programme. This was in terms of its contribution towards poverty reduction and achievement of the relevant Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in Kenya.

(Completed November 2010)