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EDUCATION

Nanyuki - Doldol

In a study carried out in Nanyuki – Doldol area, the findings revealed that 34.4% (C.I 95% n= 310) of the respondents had not been to school at all. Further analysis revealed that 46.3% men in the Nanyuki – Doldol area were literate compared to the 14% of females who were literate according to the finding of this study. 76.8% (95% C.I n=691) of the respondents’ children enrolled in school between the age of 4 and 7 years. 1.4 %( n=13) enrolled between the age of 8 and 11 years while 0.2% (n=2) enrolled them at the age of 16 years and above. This was a pointer that education had been accepted by the community within the area.

The average enrolment rate for boys within Nanyuki-Doldol area was 97.1% for boys compared to 92.8% reported in the Laikipia District Development Plan2002-2008 while that of girls was 95.7% compared to the 92% reported in DDP.

The findings of this study revealed that 34.4% (C.I 95% n= 310) of the respondents within the Nanyuki- Doldol area had not been to school at all.

Narok

A study done in Narok indicated that there was increased awareness on the importance of education for children as evidenced by the increased enrolment. The overall average enrolment for the entire Narok District according to Narok District Plan (DDP) (2002 – 2008) was 59.0%. However 75.0% of the respondents interviewed in the study had at least a child in school indicating a notable improvement in enrolment in the area. An overwhelming 94.3% of respondents Aperceived girl’s education to be beneficial.

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HIV & AIDS

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HIV and AIDS

Nanyuki

A study carried out in Nanyuki – Doldol, found that 95% of the respondents had knowledge of HIV and AIDs with 79.1% of the respondents having a clear understanding on the mode of transmission. 83.3% had knowledge on where to go for testing compared to 61% in 2004.

50% (n=452) of the respondents walked more than 6o minutes to health facilities while 29.6% took between 30-60 minutes and only 18% took less than 30 minutes. This practically meant that women and children had a lot of difficulties in getting medical care within the area to the long distances. Though the area had done quite a lot of good work towards the improvement of the health facilities, it was too good and yet too little’ due to the vastness of the area.

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Water & Sanitation

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Water and Sanitation

Sources of Water in Nanyuki - Doldol

69.7% (n=627) of the Nanyuki – Doldol use rivers and streams as their main source of water during the dry season.

Quality of Water in Nanyuki - Doldol

The quality of water remained questionable as 81.3% (n=731) of the respondents within the Nanyuki - Doldol area accessed water from unsafe sources during the dry season such as open wells, ponds river and dams.

Distance to Water Sources in Nanyuki - Doldol

The distance to water source by the pastoralist and agricultural community in Mukogodo and daiga respectively varied significantly. 78% of the respondents covered a distance of 5Km.

Time Taken to Fetch Water in Nanyuki - Doldol

35.9% (n= 323) of the population in the area took more than 60 minutes to water sources during dry season. 31.6% (n=284) of the population took less than 60 minutes.

Water Consumption at Household Level in Nanyuki - Doldol

35% of the population got the recommended amount of 20 litres of water per person per day.

Water Treatment in Nanyuki – Doldol

82. 9% of the respondents who boiled their water before drinking. 14.4% reported in baseline survey reported that a staggering 83% of the population did nothing to their water drinking compared to only 6% in this final evaluation and the improved latrine coverage from 0.2% in 1994 to 52.2% in 2004 and the current 75%(95% n=672). Quite encouraging to note that 73% of the available latrines were in use.

Latrine Coverage in Nanyuki - Doldol

82. 9% of the respondents who boiled their water before drinking. 14.4% reported in baseline survey reported that a staggering 83% of the population did nothing to their water drinking. Latrine coverage from 0.2% in 1994 to 52.2% in 2004 and the current 75 % (95% n=672). It was quite encouraging to note that 73% of the available latrines were in use.

Water in Narok

Scarcity of water is touted as the major obstacle to development in Narok District.

The Narok DDP (2002-2008) estimated the average walking distance to the nearest water point to be 5km and 15km during wet and dry seasons respectively. The findings of this evaluation indicate that 49.4% of the respondents got their water within a distance of less than 2km, 28.3% within 2-4 and 12.8% within 5-10 km. while water still remains a big challenge within the area of operation there has been a great improvement in accessibility, quality and duration of availability in the year.

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