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LTWP Project Overview Presentation October 2016
Overview of WoC Activities
6 August 2019
Winds of Change (WoC)
• Improving access to water: Improving water sources for community.
• Enhancing employability: Vocational education and education infrastructure.
• Supporting health services: Support County Gov. to increase access to
• Livelihoods: Supporting enterprise development.
• Discretionary community spend: Community peace building initiatives and
other ad hoc activities; e.g. Sarima 10 km run / cultural festival / football in
WoC is a Foundation of LTWP, focused on implementing community development
projects. WoC started in June 2015 and focuses on:
WoC newsletters are produced every six
months and available on LTWP website
Construction and handover of laboratory to
Nyiro Girls Sec. School
Fig. 1: Completed work top tables Fig. 2: Rear side view of completed structure
Fig. 3 – 5: Official handover ceremony at Nyiro Girls Sec. School on 10 October 2017
Construction & Handover of 60,000L water storage tanks
& solar system to Mt. Kulal Girls Sec. School
Fig. 1: Students welcoming guests Fig. 2: Unveiling of project plaque
Fig. 3 – 4: Song and dance by parents of students
Construction & handover of 80pax dormitory to
Nyiro Boys Sec. School
Fig. 1: Students welcoming guests
Fig. 1: Completed dormitory and newspaper coverage
Fig. 3 – 4: Song and dance by parents of students
Sarima school extension and donation of desks
Fig. 2: Unveiling of project plaque
Fig.1: Sarima Primary School classroom and extension structure
Fig.2: Donated desks at Sarima Primary School
Fig. 1: External front and side view of completed structure
Fig. 2: Terrazzo floor finish
Fig. 3: Shelves fitted in storage room
Construction of two classrooms for new Loiyangalani
Korr IT Centre
• Set-up and operational since Feb. 2017 and handed over to County Govt. in Nov. ‘17.
• Installed solar system and donated equipment, including 10 desktops.
• Helped to set-up Mgt. Board (15 pax.) & Management Team (5 pax.).
• Training provided to Board and Management Team (1–7 May 2017) on financial
management; documentation and record keeping; and, commercialization of the Centre.
Fig. 1: Lesson at Korr IT. Centre.
Laboratory at Korole Boys Sec. School in Kargi
• - Laboratory completed
• - Handed over on 27 March 2019
• - Contracted local contractor ‘Galgurah Ltd.’
WoC Update: School Visitation Program
• WoC School Visitation Program commenced in July 2018.
• Objective: Visit and speak with students at secondary schools in Laisamis Constituency.
Talks focus on the wind farm & provide an overview of the types of jobs that people have
at the LTWP project and what they studied to get them where they are today.
• Different LTWP Guest Speakers take part.
• Talks held at six schools so far. Most recently: Nyiro Boys Sec. School 7 March ‘19.
Figure 1:Vestas Site Manager explaining the
wind farm to Nyiro Girls’ students
Figure 2: Students watching a video about the LTWP
Installation of solar systems to Illaut & Lontolio dispensaries and Mt. Kulal Girls Sec. School
Fig. 1: Official handover ceremony in Illaut
Fig. 2: Power at Lontolio dispensary
Installation and handover of solar system to Laisamis Hospital
Upgrade included: Solar power lighting, solar
fridge installed, delivery beds and ward beds,
shelves, furniture, patients’ toilets, incinerator,
pallets, and water tanks installed
Upgraded facility and installed solar system at Buriaramia dispensary
• Agreement with County Govt.: WoC
to construct facility and hand it over
to the County Govt., who will then
manage the facility like all other
dispensaries in Marsabit County
• All construction works have been
completed, i.e. the dispensary;
toilets; nurse house and kitchen;
battery and medicine storage
facilities; and, shaded waiting area.
Construction of dispensary in Sarima
Maternity building for Kurungu dispensary
12-months HIV/AIDS & Road Safety Awareness Campaign across Laisamis Constituency
Total no of Individuals sensitized
Mission to Heal - Health Outreach Program
Partnering with an American NGO to provide training to doctors and nurses working in
health centres in Laisamis Constituency, as well as to carry out some general surgical
10 April Wind Farm / Gatab
11 – 16 April Gatab Hospital, 5 days.
17 April Gatab / Loiyangalani
18 – 22 April Loiyangalani dispensary, 5 days.
23 April Loiyangalani / Kurungu
24 – 28 April Kurungu Dispensary, 5 days.
29 April Kurungu / Buri-Aramia
30 April – 4 May Buri Aramia dispensary, 5 days.
5 May Buri-Aramia / Laisamis
6 –10 May Working at Laisamis Hospital.
11 May Leave for further M2H activities.
Borehole, livestock trough, pump house and
water storage tanks in Lonjorin & Ntil
Fig. 3 – 5: Ongoing construction works for pump house, livestock trough and water tanks’ structure at Ntil
Fig. 1 - 2: Completed water storage tanks, pump house and livestock trough in Lonjorin
Water projects in Illaut and Laga El Fereji
Fig. 1: Want tanks’ base in Illaut
Fig. 2: Livestock trough in Illaut
Fig. 1: Handover of water storage tanks in Laga El Fereji
Fig. 1: Water kiosk in Arge village
Fig. 2: Arge community members obtaining water from kiosk taps
14km water pipeline and two water
kiosks in Arge
Borehole, reverse osmosis system (solar
powered) and livestock troughs in Sarima
Fig. 1: Reverse Osmosis system inside pump house Fig. 2: Outside view of pump house and solar system
7km water pipeline repair in Larachi
Fig.1.: Water being accessed by community members and
livestock after completion of works
Fig.2: Repaired water pipeline
Across Laisamis Constituency
100 Mattresses for Kurungu Primary School El Molo Bay Primary: Donation of football kit
School uniforms and bags donated to 10 primary
schools in Laisamis constituency.Distribution of sanitary products
Current Projects: Rendille Heer Cultural Ceremony
On 21 and 22 March 2019, WoC supported the Heer ceremony, a Rendille ceremony, that celebrates the right to passage from boy to manhood within the Rendille community.
• During the Christmas festive season, WoC
supported five youth sports’ tournaments in
Laisamis Constituency by donating 20 footballs
and volleyballs as well as 200 LTWP/WoC t-
• The sports’ tournaments were held in Laisamis,
Loiyangalani, Kargi, Korr and Mt. Kulal between
20 December 2018 and 10 January 2019.
Supporting Youth Sports Tournaments
Lake Turkana Cultural Festival Loiyangalani
LTWP sponsored 7 communities, a VIP Cocktail and had a
booth at the festival site with a photo exhibition
Fig.1.: LTWP stand at Cultural Festival
Fig.2.: Discussions with former Governor
at VIP cocktail photo exhibition
LTWP/WoC Open Days on site
• Open Days at wind farm site every six months.
Annual Sarima 10km Run
Community Store and chief’s office in
Fig 1.: Facility for storing food aid and chief’s office
Police quarters in Loiyangalani
Fig. 2 &3 : Senior staff houses, as seen from
outside and inside
Fig 1.: Junior staff accommodation units
Winds of Change community projects
Ref Activity Location
1 Sarima Pri school extension Sarima
2 Nyiro Girls Sec School laboratory South Horr
3 Nyiro Boys Sec School dormitory South Horr
4 Kulal Girls Sec School solar system Mt. Kulal
5 Kurungu Pri School, mattresses Kurungu
6 Solar pump installation; livestock troughs Gatab
7 Borehole and water filtration system Sarima
8 14km water pipeline Arge
9 Water storage tanks; livestock trough Laga Elfereji
10 Community borehole Loonjorin
11 Borehole generator Ol turot
12 Kulal Girls Sec School water system Mt. Kulal
13 Maternity ward Kurungu
14 Laisamis hospital so