Africa Access Water (AfAW) is a non-profit organization that provides and delivers solar-powered water systems in Africa. The headquarters are in Lusaka, Zambia. AfAW affirms that water is at the centre of socio-economic development and advocates that water is a key resource for production, food security, and poverty eradication. The water programs implemented by AfAW create clean drinking water, improve agricultural irrigation systems, better hygiene + sanitation, and support community wealth creation. Africa Access Water continues to research, advocate, and lobby for better national, regional, and global environmental policies.
Every water facility provided by AfAW has three minimum distribution lines; (a) water kiosk for
cleaning drinking water for health, sanitation and hygiene, (b) irrigation for all year round
agriculture creating and increasing income, (c) animal trough for livelihood health and wealth
creation. This facility is also mainstreamed with planting trees for forestation.
African communities developed through solar-powered water.
To provide and deliver solar-powered water systems for productive use, food security,
socio-economic development and wealth creation to rural communities, urban and new settlements
1. To facilitate and provide solar-powered water to communities for productive use and
economic development through human consumption, improved agriculture irrigation, livestock
farming and forestation in Africa.
2. To advance gender equality and women empowerment through water access for productive use.
3. To enhance Africa water economics knowledge and technology through research, advocacy and
lobby for better national, regional and global policies.
AfAW is run by an experienced and dynamic team of experts and practitioners in Water,
Project Management, Social and community development. The team brings together over
25 years of experience in water and development related sector.
Reuben is the Managing Director and Co-Founder of Musika Development
Limited one of the biggest organisations in Zambia. He has over 20 Years’
experience in Agribusiness, Project Management, Market Systems Development,
Value Chain Development, Private Sector Development and Rural Development.
Patriciah works for Act Alliance Regional Office
and DanChurch Aid in Uganda. She has vast experience in Advocacy, Gender, Climate Change,
Finance and Development.
Maurice is a Global Investment and Financial Consultant. He has 30
years’ experience in structuring, financing and delivery of complex projects. Furthermore, has
experience in grant aid and economic development/ knowledge transfer.
Maurice graduated from Westminster University in 1985 and was subsequently elected as member of the Royal Institute of British Architects. He is also a Master at Law.
Anna is a Harvard Scholar with extensive experience in sustainable social programming,
equitable education access, and global protection policies. Her fieldwork and research to
date has spanned four continents, with a regional focus on Africa. She consult on various
development projects with both grassroots organizations as well as international institutions.
Patience is a Business Executive of Masinga Africa Group and Philanthropist with
interest in Water and Sanitation. She has over 15 years’ experience in Business Development
and Management in the private sector.