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Edwin Anyanga Otando

Edwin Anyanga Otando

YEP period 2016 - 2018, batch 10

Young Expert at Water Forever - Kenya

First position after YEP

Project Officer at Water Forever, Kenya

YEP Role

Carry out WASH activities in Water Forever (MajiMilele) in Kenya and parts of Uganda, especially prepaid water solutions that hence promote the sustainability of both rural and urban water projects.


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Design of rural and urban water supply systems, drilling capping, pump testing and develop a borehole completion reports, community water and sanitation management committee trainings. Sanitation trainings and water quality test skills



Nationality: Kenyan
Education: Degree inWater and Environmental Engineering


Experience before YEP

  • Attached at Gauf Engineures Company- a German based company, worked on water treatment works, water supply system and the sewage system in Kenya.
  • Worked at IPA( Innovations for Poverty Action) Kenya, was involved in survey- data collection for sampling in communities, took a lead in water quality analysis in the laboratory.
  • Worked at CABDA(Community Asset Building and Development Action)- Local NGO in Kenya, worked on a WASH programme funded by both SIMAVI and Arqua for All. 
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Organisation: Water Forever
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