Since 2012 Drink and Donate-ZH2O through SKAT Foundation has been supporting a training program organized by SHIPO SMART Centre in Njombe, at the Southern Highlands in Tanzania. In order to improve the sustainable access to water and sanitation in Southern Tanzania, the aim of the training is to provide technical skills to local entrepreneurs in the production and installation of rope pumps and in different techniques of manual drilling and hand digging.
Chris Holtslag2018 Capacity Building, Monitoring and Certification for Local Artisans
These are only water points that was captured by SHIPO SMART Centre Tanzania from December 2011 to October 2018; there are more than these but it is impossible to reach all water points that have been brought direct from trained entrepreneurs due to different factor like distance, lack of fund etc.
Chris Holtslag407-Captured Water Points from December 2011 to October 2018
Recently the SMART Centre at SHIPO and its activities were assessed by Annemarieke Maltha. One of the conclusions was that Rope pumps used for Self-supply generate between 50 and 500 US$ extra family income per year. Read full report >>