Water
About

Water is the fundamental resource for humanity, and ensuring clean, safe, plentiful, reliable, and affordable water sources for all is a core mission for many Resolution Fellows.

Water is the fundamental resource for humanity, and ensuring clean, safe, plentiful, reliable, and affordable water sources for all is a core mission for many Resolution Fellows.

Zawadi Healthcare Services

Gift Kiti is launching Zawadi Healthcare Services in Kashani, Kenya (near Mombasa) to enhance the quality of life for residents by constructing a borehole that will provide safe and clean water to the local Zawadi Healthcare clinic, while also providing a water source to a town that is currently facing water rationing. Gift aims to transform the clinic into a community hub for other sustainable enterprises, like a community garden.

Enaccess

Wyckliffe Madunda Aluga is the founder of Enaccess, a social venture that aims to address energy poverty and water scarcity in sub-Saharan Africa. Wyckliffe and his team will assemble, distribute, lease, and service portable solar power stations with integrated water pumps for low-income smallholder farmers who live on incomes of $2.50 or less per day. Enaccess will first target farmers in Botswana and then expand to other parts of East and Southern Africa, bringing clean energy and affordable power to vulnerable populations.

Wyckliffe Madunda Aluga

Wyckliffe is a freshman majoring in Chemical Engineering at the University of California Berkeley. Born and raised in Kenya, and a recent graduate of African Leadership Academy in South Africa, Wyckliffe started his journey as an entrepreneur and innovator at a tender age of nine by selling snacks in school to carter for small needs and take care of himself. Since then he has been able to start three organizations, two of which are for-profit and one non-profit.

H2O Project

Camila created the H2O Project as a water business that will provide clean drinking water to peri-urban and rural residents of Cochabamba. Camila and her team will purchase water directly from water companies and then sell the water to residents at an affordable price. The team will also train and empower women in the local communities to manage the business. Recently, the H2O project hosted a community event inviting parents - specifically mothers - to participate in painting a mural with the message "El Agua es Oro" ("Water Is Golden").

The Rainmaker Enterprise

James Thuch Madhier, from South Sudan, is the founder of The Rainmaker Enterprise. Using a solar powered pump and well, James will build a farm with micro drip irrigation to grow livestock feed and collect water. These will then be sold to family farmers in the northwestern city of Wau at modest prices to help them nourish their livestock in the dry season, increase livestock sale prices, and reduce resource scarcity and conflict in the region.

Tecnosafi

Andy Chen and Leonard Kilekwang co-founded Tecnosafi to communicate information on the prevention of waterborne diseases to residents of Chepareria, Kenya using a text message list-serve. Through the use of mobile device based education, Tecnosafi will decrease incidences of typhoid and cholera, and also increase quality of life and knowledge of disease prevention.

Komaale Initiative

Gervase founded The Komaale Initiative to provide a year-round farming opportunity for vegetable farmers along water-ways in the Wa Municipality of North West Ghana, where the crop-friendly rainy season lasts only four months. Komaale will provide subsistence vegetable farmers with streams of income throughout the year, and create employment opportunities for youth through rice farming. Recently, the venture reports that farmers earned an average of $400 a month in revenue through use of the pumping machine and now are transitioning into their own plots.

Gervase Adams

Gervase Adams is a student of Ashesi University College class of 2017, studying BSc in Business Administration. Gervase is passionate about youth empowerment and agriculture. He is from the upper west region of Ghana where his people mostly rely on subsistence rain fed agriculture. He is currently working on the Komaale initiative in his region which is a low cost irrigation farming project for vegetable farmers which aims at improving the incomes of these farmers significantly and reducing the rate at which children drop out of school in his region.

Siku Njema Kesho

Celia Breuer is the founder of Siku Njema Kesho. Siku Njema Kesho's goal is to enhance farming and promote sanitation and health by increasing access to water through the provision of water tanks and training on rainwater harvesting in Nakuru, Kenya.

Celia Breuer

Born and raised in Germany, Celia traveled to Kenya after graduating German high school in 2013. After participating in several volunteer programs in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, Celia decided to stay in Kenya without a program. She founded the community-based organization Siku Njema Kesho shortly before moving to the United States to begin her undergraduate studies at the University of California, San Diego.

Pages