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Theophilus Makau Kioko

Theophilus Makau Kioko

History: Young Expert at Meta Meta - Kenya
YEP period 2016 - 2018, batch 8

Position after YEP

Project officer at MetaMeta, Kenya

YEP Role

  • Supporting the projects New Roads for Resilience: Connecting Roads, Water and Livelihoods
  • Promoting the concept of roads water harvesting within the water, environment, and roads sector in Kenya
  • Developing relevant training materials for the Kenyan context
  • Conducting field visits to support the implementation of road water harvesting and documenting the process

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  • Adaptable
  • Planning
  • Time Management
  • Problem solving

Nationality: Kenyan
Education: Water and Environmental Engineering


Experience before YEP

  • Plans and designs water and irrigation systems
  • Supervises implementation of several water and irrigation projects 
  • Making progressive reports on the irrigation projects
  • Procurement of water and irrigation equipment
  • Makes bill of quantities
  • Installation of drip irrigation and solar pumps
  • Conducted land surveys for different clients
  • Testing solar pumps
  • Identification and marking of potential sand storage dam sites
  • Surveying the potential areas for sand dam construction using the dummy level
  • Designing survey of stream hydrology
  • Developing structural design options for sand dam’s construction sites
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Organisation: Meta Meta
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