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AAH Kenya supported the set-up of Community Development Committees in each of the 14 project sub-locations and began a series of small projects to improve health, education and WASH; for instance protecting water sources, installing water harvest systems in schools and extending water pipelines; installation of solar lighting and supply of equipment to selected dispensaries and schools. This included support to development of water management committees and support to strengthening school management committees.

The communities themselves  contributed over 26% of the project finances as well as provided support in kind (for instance, labour). The project also proposed  other livelihood-challenged communities for donor support, including addressing issues of girls’ life chances – high education drop-out rates, early marriage and child birth in Mijikenda communities in coastal Kenya and among the Maasai in Narok County, where Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting was also an issue of concern.