How to get permission to drill in Kampala?

from t-group.science Meanwhile in Kampala, Dr. Philip Nyenje and Dr. Robinah Kulabako had gone to request permission to drill at the Church premises on Makerere Hill going down to Bwaise slum. Permission was required in order to be able to install…

My experience of Life in Dodowa and the T-group Project

By: Alimamy Kolipha Kamara from T-group.science Yes, it was a period of intensive fieldwork which included the daunting task of collecting, transporting, and concentrating huge volumes of groundwater samples, inspecting sanitary facilities, etc., but life in Dodowa and the project…

Finalising Obed’s fieldwork in Dodowa

By:  Obed Minkah Final fieldwork activities in Dodowa included the establishment of monitoring network which consist of 40 wells to monitor groundwater fluctuation and to help us determine the groundwater flow direction. In order to know the groundwater flow direction, the…

Exploring cases of community participation in (ground)water governance in Dodowa

By: Shona Jenkins (from t-group.science) By the end of February, I will have spent 3 weeks conducting interviews with community members, community leaders and representatives from the local government across 11 communities in Dodowa. Throughout the interview process, I have…

Who gets what water in Arusha?

from: http://t-group.science/2016/01/who-gets-what-water-in-arusha/ By Shabana Abbas Arusha is officially a small city of over 400,000 people (according to official census) but urban authorities believe this to be vastly underestimated and the number could be over 700,000. As part of my research…

A little story of an abandoned – but busy- borehole

By Carlos Enrique Aponte Rivero and Michelle Kooy @ http://t-group.science Osunyai is one of the newest Wards of Arusha city. The Ward is next to our project areas of Unga Ltd and Sombetini and shares many of the same characteristics in…

T-Group MSc. Research Students Arrive in Tanzania

by: Maryam Nastar (on T-group.science) Three students from the UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education have arrived in Dar es Salaam and will commence their master’s thesis field work in the coming week. Shabana Abbas, Carlos Aponte and Tlhoriso Morienyane will be…

T-GRoUP kicks off

By Thloriso Morienyane and Jan Willem Foppen (reposted from: t-group.science) From 1-3 September, the T-GroUP kick off workshop took place at UNESCO-IHE in Delft. The main purpose of the workshop was to get to know each other, to learn more…