Household Water in Ongata Rongai
When individuals lack household access to water, they must purchase it from another source.
This water cart was selling water for 15-20 KES (USD $0.18 and $0.24) per 20 liters in a neighborhood in Ongata Rongai, Kenya. (The average income per person in Kenya is $2.25 per day. Source: The World Bank) There is a municipal water system that provides water 2 days per week or a private borehole system that provides water a few hours per day. If residents don’t have enough water storage, they must buy water from a vendor.