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SASOL Presentation

This is a pictorial overview of the steps SASOL takes when building a sand dam.  PowerPoint 22MB SASOL Presentation (.ppt)

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The Impact of Sand Dams on Community Development

Full Title: The Impact of Sand Dams on Community Development in Semi-Arid Agricultural Areas in Kenya This scholarly article is written by Wayne S. Teel based on practical interaction with the stakeholders involved in realizing the the sand dam concept. Sand Dams in Ukambani (.pdf) “South and east of Nairobi lays a land of steep hills divided by complex valleys filled with the farms of the Kamba people. As you travel from the town of Machakos, a major commercial and government center, toward Makueni the landscape alternates between dry lowlands and steep green hills rising as much as...

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SASOL Strategic Planning Workshop – Sept. 6, 2009

The Sahelian Solution Foundation, SASOL, was founded in 1990 to assist Kitui communities address water scarcity through sand dam water storage technology. Over 700 sand dams have since been constructed thus creating a Water Platform which now needs strategies to realise it immense potential. SASOL identified the need to go through a Strategic Planning process to look at ways and means of assisting the Kitui communities and beyond realise the full potential of the water platform.

Washington M. Njuru, executive director of Debways Resources Systems Ltd was hired to facilitate the Board, Management and Staff of SASOL in the process of formulating their 10-Year Strategic Plan. He was aided in no small measure by G-C. M. Mutiso, the SASOL National Chair who doubled as a participant. Both are process technique consultants who have worked together in many national and international assignments.

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