ENTREPRENEURSHIP TRAINING OF KEWI INTERN INSTRUCTORS AND LABORATORY TECHNOLOGISTS
Management has put systems in place to ensure that all interns who come to KEWI get the requisite knowledge and skills. KEWI in collaboration with KIPYA and DOSHI Water have developed and rolled out an entrepreneurship training program for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) investors in the pipe business. This course aimed at investing in world class piping solutions. A group of twenty interns from KEWI underwent the training.
ONLINE WATER GOVERNANCE COURSE
This course is scheduled to take place from 14th to 25th June 2021. Due to Covid-19 containment measures and Ministry of Health Guidelines, the training will be two hours daily for ten days facilitated by Water Experts from KEWI and the Water Sector. More details click Concept Note on Water Governance
BASIC PLUMBING PROGRAM
A Basic Plumbing Program has been developed targeting interested youth in plumbing and those with plumbing know-how in all the 47 Counties to give them skills and certification necessary for the various forms of employability in the Plumbing Industry. Plumbers who have been practicing and providing the services without certification, will have an opportunity to be trained, assessed and evaluated thereafter issued with the necessary certification. More details click Basic Plumbing Program Brochure
REVIEW OF KENYA WATER INSTITUTE ACT NO. 11 OF 2001
The Institute initiated review of the Kenya Water Institute Act No. 11 of 2001. The review process was aimed at aligning the Act with the 2010 Constitution of Kenya, Water Act, 2016 and other relevant legislations.
Several Stakeholders’ workshops have been conducted to ensure views from all relevant Stakeholders are captured before the Draft Bill is presented to the Parliamentary Committee for ratification.
All members of public are encouraged to submit their views for consideration towards the review process.
GIS AND EARTH OBSERVATION SYMPOSIUM
Kenya Water Institute and Ministry of Water, Sanitation and Irrigation in
partnership with other Water Sector Institutions invite you to a symposium on the 24 th and 25 th of June 2021 at KEWI main campus, Ole Shapara Avenue, South C, Nairobi. The purpose of this symposium is to bring together different stakeholders in the Water Industry to showcase their application of GIS and Earth Observation as a decision-making tool, share ideas,
identify opportunities yet to be exploited and gaps in the uptake of GIS and Earth Observation Technologies in the water sector. Call for Presentations
INDUCTION OF NEW STUDENTS – All new students from all KEWI campuses were inducted.
REVIEW OF STRATEGIC PLAN
2021 – 2025
Management has been working with the help of a Technical Team from the Ministry of Water, Sanitation and Irrigation to develop a Strategic Plan for the period 2021 – 2025 by aligning the Institutes projects and programs to the Big Four Agenda, Medium Term Plan and Vision 2030. Currently, the draft Strategy is ready and is awaiting final approval to start implementation.