As the population surges
and water becomes more scarce
is invested yearly in decentralized water systems in East Africa by NGOs, local business and government but water availability has not increased
Population is soaring
The population of Africa has doubled in the past 25 years and is expected to double again before 2050
Scarcity of clean water
As Sub-Saharan Africa suffers continuous droughts - water sources are polluted by larger cities and increased agriculture.
Investments in water technologies go to waste
Tech companies are reluctant to market their solutions because of the lack of qualified technicians and corrupt agents.
Lack of Trust
Unqualified technicians, poor quality parts and unreliable payment cause distrust and delays in getting water systems fixed.