Jibu will equip entrepreneurs to launch their own, profitable water treatment and packaging businesses by providing and financing a full business start up package and step by step business plan. Pulling water from any source, entrepreneurs will be able to produce and package quality drinking water in re-usable, UNBS-certified bottles.
This concept details my innovative idea which is designed to help rural farmers to adapt to the adverse impacts of climate change by conserving blue (fresh) and green(soil moisture) water in the same breath. 1. Introduction: There is now consensus among climate change scholars, scientists and writers that the adverse impacts of climate change are disproportionately and increasingly affecting poor people in developing ...more »
Developed countries are used to having a supply of fresh, clean water piped straight into their houses for their convenience. In some African countries, however, especially rural areas there isn't any provision for the supply of drinking water. Women and children take water from rivers or lakes and carry this back to their house, which is very labour-intensive. I'm not dealing with the supply of fresh, clean water here ...more »
Through his work with women’s groups in Kibera, Kawangware and Ruiru, STAMP director Kenneth Ndua observed that water borne diseases such as cholera and diarrhea are common due to people drinking contaminated water from shallow wells, and that women in the community spend a significant amount of their time caring for family and friends who are ill. Most people cannot afford the extra fuel needed to boil water and sanitize ...more »