WATER SECURITY AND CLIMATE RESILIENCE

Everyone has the right to safe drinking water as a basic human right. Kenya is one of the countries that did not meet the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) of increasing access to safe drinking water and sanitation. The goal is for everyone to have access to safe, affordable drinking water by 2030. However, current investment is only about one-third of what is required to meet this goal. Droughts, deforestation, floods, a lack of water, water pollution, and a growing population are all contributing to Kilifi County’s severe water crisis.

The challenge is divided into four thematic areas:-

• Water accessibility

• Water security

• Water conservation

• Services for sanitation

MAWASCO is interested in attending this forum based on the following outcomes:-

• Climate change solutions based on nature in WASH Water Harvesting Methods

• Entrepreneurship in WASH Sanitation Technologies and Solutions

• Innovative financing for long-term WASH systems

GERALD MWAMBIRE

MD, MAWASCO