Entries by AfricAqua

Take water shortage seriously

The World Economic Forum, an annual gathering of national leaders, economists and corporatists met last month in Davos, Switzerland. Before the meeting, a survey was conducted among some 900 leaders in business, politics and civic life that concluded that the most important global risk today is the world water crisis. According to Circle of Blue, […]

From shack to a toilet mall: How I moved with my toilet to the city

By David Kuria, CEO of Ecotact Limited, IkoToilet and Africaqua Standing in the chilly, drizzling night of April, I debated whether to dash some 100 feet to the corner of our garden, where a little shack of rafters and mud—with a severely torn sack for a door and without a roof above—served as our toilet. The […]

Inkua Donkey Cart Design Competition winners awarded

The Inkua donkey cart design competition curtain came down Wednesday, November 18, 2015 with the winning team taking home Kshs. 100,000. The competition that commenced July, 28, 2015 was organized by the College of Engineering and Technology (COETEC) in collaboration with Africaqua and Water.org. The challenge attracted 18 teams drawn from various Engineering programmes in […]

10 Reasons Why You Should Ensure You Drink Clean Water

In order to capitalize on the health benefits of water, it is essential to draw from a clean source of water. Drinking impure, contaminated water is the leading cause of epidemic disease in developing countries. There are more than 2100 known drinking water contaminants that may be present in tap water, including several known poisons. […]

Donkey Cart Design Competition

Africaqua in collaboration with Water.org and Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology is running a competition among the engineering students geared towards coming up with a donkey cart that considers Human Factors and ergonomics. The competition closes on 15th September with the winning design taking home 100,000 Kenyan Shillings. Africaqua is committed to ensuring […]

Inkua Water Cart Design Competition Launched in JKUAT University

Africaqua Limited in collaboration with Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology and Water.org launched the Donkey Cart Design Competition at the University’s Juja Main Campus on the 28th July 2015. The event launch was attended by the University’s Vice Chancellor Professor Mabel O. Imbuga, Deputy vice chancellor Prof. Romanus Odhiambo, Africaqua CEO David Kuria, […]