±Initiated in response to the need to provide clean water to communitiesduring the drought experienced last year.
The M-PESA -Grundfos Water Project
was launched in June 2009 in partnershipwith K-REP Bank, Grundfos Ltd, Action Aid, RedCross and Davis & Shirtliff.
How does it work ?
±The partners work with communities to sink boreholes andinstall pumps programmed with an M-PESA application which allows people to payfor and draw water at their convenience.
To date there are pumps in operationin:
On average about 9,000cubic meters of water is drawn per borehole per day
THE M-PESA -GRUNDFOS WATER PROJECT