• A meeting was held on the 5th day of October 2021 between KEWI and HELB. During the meeting modalities on rolling out HELB loans to KEWI students immediately was agreed upon.

         COLLABORATION WITH DANISH INDUSTRIES

From right: Z. Nikua, Prof. Patrick Hayombe, Klaus Christensen, K. Riaga, Susan, W. Oduor and L. Makhoha pose for a photo at KEWI

Kenya Water Institute has made another bold move after an agreement was reached at between Confederation of Danish Industries and the Institute to engage in trainings and other opportunities on 7th October, 2021.

The Confederation of Danish industries is Denmark’s largest and influential business and employers’ organization covering manufacturing and service industries across major sectors with its head office in Copenhagen. Read more

COLLABORATION WITH SAWS

The Director/CEO Kenya Water Institute Prof. Patrick O. Hayombe, PhD. signed two collaborative agreements between KEWI and South African Weather Services (SAWS). The signing was witnessed by Mr. Leonard Makokha, Head of Department Management Information Technology, Mr. James Mweni Manager Human Resource and Administration and Mr. Eric K Wamiti Head of Department Short Courses and Curriculum Development who is the Lead Researcher in the projects. Due to Covid-19 containment measures Mr. Ishaam Abader, the Chief Executive Officer, SAWS had signed the Agreement witnessed by Dr. Joel Batai a Senior researcher at SAWS. Read more

WATER GOVERNANCE FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

This course is scheduled to take place from 11th to 15th October 2021. The course aims to transform WSP’s to viable, accountable and financially sustainable entities, able to meet their operational and maintenance costs in the foreseeable future. The focus of the training will be to equip Water Works Agencies, WSP’s Boards & Executives with knowledge, skills and necessary attitudes for 21st Century.

Water Governance Course -Kisumu

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.

Review of KEWI Act Stakeholders workshop
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