KISUMU 2019

6-8 February 2019

"Innovate 4 Water": Adopting innovative community-led approaches for Water and Sanitation in Kenya

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FORUM ENDORSED BY

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SPONSORS

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SUPPORTERS

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DETAILED PROGRAM

EVENT REPORT

FACTS & FIGURES

 PARTICIPANTS

160 Participants

  • Utilities or civil engineering

  • Investors (banking, asset management, private banking, corporates, venture capital, private equity)

  • Non-government and governmental organisations, national and local

  • Universities / incubators / research institutions

THEMES

Over 14 themes

  • Market based solutions

  • Social entrepreneurship

  • Impact investing

  • Water, sanitation and related development issues, with a focus on the Eastern African region

  • Sustainable Development Goals

  • Access to basic services for low income populations

  • Business and human rights

  • Blended finance

  • Circular economy

  • Decentralized business models

THEMES & SPEAKERS

FORUM INTRODUCTION

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THOMAS ODONGO

KIWASCO

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ANTHONY AMBUGO

WASPA

Moderator
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MARIAM NJOROGE

Quercus Group

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FRANCK BARROSO

Waterpreneurs

Moderator
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BRIEUX MICHOUD

Waterpreneurs

Moderator

PANEL DISCUSSION - CORPORATE WATER GOVERNANCE

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ANTHONY AMBUGO

WASPA
Moderator

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EUPHRESIA LUSEKA

KIWASH

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ALFRED ADONGO

SANA International

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SALMON ORIMBA

CECM County
Government of Kenya

PITCHING SESSION - WASH SECTOR FINANCING & INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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JOSEPH MURABULA

KIFFWA

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PATTEDY NYAGAH

Neema Heep Ltd

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EBENEZER AMADI

SNV

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JEFFERSON ORENGE

Family Bank

PITCHING SESSION - SUPPORTING WASH INNOVATIONS

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VICTOR MOSE

KIPPRA

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WYDCLIFFE MWANZI

Take-a-Stake Fund

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RAYMOND KOMEN

Equity Bank

PITCHING SESSION - ENTREPRENEURS CAPACITY REINFORCEMENT & ACTIVITIES ACCELERATION

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LIZA MAIKWEKI

TBN

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WILLEM KEVENAAR

MDF

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ROMAKALA BANDA

GIZ

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LEONARD KORE

GSMA

PITCHING SESSION - SAFE WATER ENTERPRISES

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ANTHONY KAMOTHO

PureFresh

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MARK TURGESEN

Impact Water

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DR. HAMED BESHETI

BoreaLight

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IMRAN JALALKHAN

Siemes Stiftung

PITCHING SESSION - OPERATORS & UTILITIES REINFORCEMENT

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RUTH WAMBUI

WAGTECH Africa

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ANDREW MOLO

Akvo

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EMMANUEL CORBEL

Seureca East-Africa
VEOLIA

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CHARLES GICHANE

Apex Steel

PITCHING SESSION - OFF-GRID AND SMART TECHNOLOGIES

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KELVIN GACHERU

Mobi-Tech

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MARCEL SCHREURS

Maji Milele

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LAUREN STOVER

SweetSense

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MARK DE BLOIS

Upande

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MAXIME THERRILLION

Mascara

Moderator

FOCUS SESSION - IW+ : INCREASING EFFICIENCY OF LOCAL WATER OPERATORS

Expanding affordable & quality water services to fast-growing urban areas

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JIM CHU

Untapped

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CHRISTOPHE CAMPERI

SunWaterLife

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GRÉGOIRE LANDEL

CityTaps

FOCUS SESSION - SANITATION VALUE CHAIN & FINANCING

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SJEF ERNES

Aqua for All

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PAMELA BUNDI

FINISH IN KENYA

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DICKSON OCHIENG

Sanivation

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EMANUEL OWAKO

WSUP

PITCH SESSION - INNOVATION SANITATION BUSINESSES

Short pitches for investment & partnerships

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ASTRID VAN AGTHOVEN

Aqua for All

Moderator
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DICKENS OCHIONG

GasiaPoa

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DAVID AUERBACH

Sanergy

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MSHILA SHIO

Agua Kenya

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SHABANA ABBASS

Aqua for All

Moderator
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JAMES MAWA

Transform Rootznoe

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JOHN INUNGU

NAWASSCOAL

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EDWIN KAMAU

Eco Holdings Limited

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ABDUL DEDYA

Biofertilizer

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JOAB OLUOCH

Vuka Sasa

FOCUS ON VICINAQUA PROJECT - LAKE VICTORIA

Innovation on water reuse & wastewater treatment

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JAN HOINKIS

VicInAqua

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KYRA HOEVENAARS

AquaBioTech Group

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DICKSON OCHIENG

Sanivation

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REENA SHAH

Greenergia

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PATRICK ODHIAMBO

Seweed Aquatic Lake

Read Pitch

PITCHING SESSION - TREATMENT TECHNOLOGIES

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HAYAT NURU

ShayaShone - Navaza filters

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BRIAN CHUNZA

Fluorid LTD

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DRIES DE KATER

Basic Water Needs

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SIJMEN WEESIE

AquaClara

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KHURSHID BHATTI

Association for humanitarian

PITCHING SESSION - PUBLIC & PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS

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ALFRED ADONGO

SANA International

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WADIM BASLOW

Quercus Group

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YUVAL ZIV

WaterComms

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CHARLES WERE

Finish Ink

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ELIZABETH HORLEMANN

Jamala Fund

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MARTIN OMULAMA MBATI

County Director - Water Services

CLOSING PLENARY

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ANTHONY AMBUGO

WASPA

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MARLIES BATTERINK

Aqua for All

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JAPHET MBUVI

KIWASH

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JOSEPH MURABULA

KIFFWA

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PAMELA BUNDI

FINISH IN KENYA

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KEVIN OGONDA

KIWASCO

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MATTHEW OTIENKO

Practical Action

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