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Opening of the Irrigation Dam in Tharaka, Kenya « International Aid Services America
Mrs. Malin Aronsson (Left) of Linas Matkasse and Mr. Abraham Maruta (Right) Chairman of Constituency Development Fund Tharaka District, inaugurated the 2nd in-take done by IAS Kenya together with Manyirani Farmers Self Help Group (MFSHG)

IAS Kenya is implementing a Gravity Flow Irrigation project in Marimanti, Tharaka District and on the 14th November, 2011, was the day when the Dam was inaugurated to assist the farmers. The Dam is constructed across River Kathita and was funded among others by the Swedish Mission Council (SMC), Linas Matkasse, Erikshjälpen and Mockfjärd Fönster. Tharaka District is one of the districts that are within the Semi-Arid area of North Eastern Kenya belt that has not seen enough rain for the past three years.

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