CRS handover to village supply water companies for Karatu and Endabash villages

HDIF in collaboration with CRS officiated the CRS project assets handover to village supply water companies for Karatu and Endabash villages. CRS was implementing a Remittance Recovery in Water Project were CRS and its local partner pioneer water technology Grundfos Life link that regulates and monitors when water is distributed to support technical and financial reporting of water service operations and overcomes revenue mismanagement by transacting all payments.

The event was well  attended by District Water Engineer for Karatu, Chair of Board for Karatu Village Water Supply Company, Chair of Board Endabash Water Supply Company, CRS staff, Representatives from Diocese of Mbulu. The assets that were handed to both village supply water companies for Karatu and Endabash were 10 Grundfos Aqtap water dispensers ,10 water kiosks installed with 3,000L tanks,1 Daylif submersible pump and 1 unit of solar pumping station.

This project has led water revenue collections to double. And going forward CRS has trained with the local company located within project area to assist in case of major technical challenges.