The programme sites in Kwale County are located in Vanga and Gazi areas. The project is being executed by Coast Development Authority and mainly focuses on rehabilitation of the coastal areas kenya. The region’s climate is tropical humid characterized by dry spells and unpredictable rainfall.
Supply of portable water has not kept pace with population growth and urban development in the coastal region. Consequently, majority of the population has resorted in abstraction of groundwater by sinking boreholes and shallow wells. Some tourism facilities have also lead in increased use of the available brackish groundwater for toilet needs. Over-extraction of groundwater and destruction of water catchments has exacerbated the water supply problem and threatened the ecosystem hydrological functions thus the need for strategies to address these issues