• Eastern Africa
  • South East Asia
  • Southern Africa

  • Indonesia
  • Kenya
  • Madagascar
  • Mexico
  • Philippines
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • Tanzania
  • Yemen
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
Organisation type:
    Renewable Energy Solution Provider
    Small or Medium Enterprise
    Technology Suppliers & Innovators
Technology type:
    Solar PV
Business model:
    Build Operate Transfer (BOT)
    Build Own Operate Transfer (BOOT)


Waterkiosk Africa is a registered entity specialised on renewable energy solution for water treatment facilities. The company installs, operates and maintains solar water desalination systems for off-grid communities around Africa.

The systems are manufactured in Germany by the affiliate company Boreal Light GmbH and they are capable of delivering high quality hygiene drinking, irrigation, fish farm and sanitation water from any kind of high saline and polluted water resources. Waterkiosk ensures inclusivity in its model of operation ensuring impact-oriented results, engaging community stakeholders and promoting women as kiosk operators.

Community members benefit from increased incomes and access to sustainable employment, as well as, minimising the effort and dangers in travelling to collect drinking water. Additional benefits include CO2 reduction, affordable drinking water for communities, community WIFI, and the potential for additional value-added business around the Water Kiosk’s infrastructure.

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