Access to safe drinking water is a fundamental human right.
From our water treatment plant in Burundi, we provide safe drinking water to the inhabitants of Rukobe who otherwise drink stagnant water.
How does your idea apply new technologies to make agriculture and water systems more resilient in the face of climate threats?
We have a fully automated poultry farm, equipped with modern machines. From the water treatment plant, drinking water is transferred to a carbon steel tank storage before being distributed to local community.
We are excited to learn about ideas at diverse stages of development. At what stage would you currently classify your idea as? (multiple choice)
Piloting: I have started to implement my finalized solution with a first set of real users.
What skills, input or guidance from the OpenIDEO community would be most helpful in building out or refining your idea?
We mainly need your support in terms of additional capital in order to scale up the project. After that we can define in which area's OpenIdeo could intervene to empower our personnel and our recipients.
This idea emerged from:
From myself together with the beneficiaries.
Tell us about your work experience:
I possess a comprehensive knowledge in different industries, ranging from the Poultry industry, oil industry to printing technology via telecommunication. The companies I worked for include Kanon Loading Equipment BV, Canon Europe Ltd, Sykes Enterprises INC. BV. I served at both management and customer service level. I am a person who dares make decisions and I am endowed with great perseverance. I am social and a team player, goal and task-oriented, with an eye on the profitability of what I do. I speak six languages including Dutch, English and French, and I possess excellent computer skills.