community was offered a Smart Water Kiosk on 14 Jan 2021. The land was donated by the community on the 30 Jan 2021. Smart Water Kiosk was launched 21 May 2021 and free water was given until 4 July 2021. As of 5th of July 2021, 20 litres of water is being sold for 10 Nigerian Naira (~2.5cents USD or 3.5cents AUD) making this solution a more Sustainable solution.
Project ID: NG-OY-1353
GPS coordinates: 7.316541, 3.906908
To reach this landmark goal it took 2 years of research and trials, analysis and design, partnerships and network creation, and blazing the road in one of the most difficult geo-economic regions of the WORLD with well over $200,000 USD to achieve this Water Kiosk. But once established, we can replicate the same Kiosk from area to area with $22,000 USD.
Adisa Idiat Folasade
Open daily 6am to 10am and 4pm to 8pm
Borehole, 60m deep, ~ 33m filled with water
Tested and passed quality drinking water, see certificate
Solar powered pump
Roof mounted water tank
Smart water meter
Environmentally friendly design
In 2020, our passionate team of experts at Essential Need and FairAction, did an initial survey and assessment of water facilities' functionality status in Nigeria, to analyze the level of drinking water poverty and the related systemic challenges. These research resulted in the construction of the first of its kind - a Smart Water Kiosk in Nigeria, built in the early 2021, to eradicate extreme water poverty in the host community.
We first visited Farai Ajofeeyinbo Area, Abeku community on:
Before the Smart Water Kiosk the community was using:
Estimated number of Beneficiaries:
GPS coordinates: 7.3117, 3.9026