Characteristic Frequency  (N=115) Percent (%)
Gender    
Male 73 63.5
Female 42 36.5
Age group    
20-30 10 8.7
31-40 15 13.0
41-50 27 23.5
51-60 50 43.5
61-70 9 7.8
71-80 4 3.5
Location    
Kajimbo 55 47.8
Kamgan 40 34.8
Sigoti 20 17.4
Marital status    
Married 91 79.1
Widower 16 13.9
Single 6 5.2
Separated 2 1.7
Education level    
College 28 24.3
Secondary 53 46.1
Primary 27 23.5
None 7 6.1
Pond ownership    
Self/Individual 80 69.6
Group 35 30.4
Pond construction    
ESP program 97 84.3
Owner 18 15.7
Pond condition    
Abandoned 59 51.3
Active 56 48.7
Table 1: Characteristics of ponds and pond owners on Nyabondo plateau.