Articles by benje william
The Inaugural World [Water] Cup
Throughout the globe today, communities will be celebrating World Water Day. Remembering my first trek to the dirt football pitch in the Mathare slum several months ago, I realize now that perhaps nowhere else is this year’s message of "water quality" more relevant than in the slums of Nairobi.
Kenya Dispatch: Toilet Parties in the Nairobi Slums
"Once you don’t have it - that’s when you realize the value" -- David Kuria, founder and CEO of Ecotact, speaking about toilets. As an investor and partner with Ecotact, Acumen Fund is eager to continue the celebration with Kuria and his team, as they grow from 17 facilities to a target of more than double that within the next year.