Koola Waters- creating smiles,creating impact
Koola waters is a company that specializes in manufacturing, distribution, packaging and treatment of pure drinking water
I confirm that I am fully aware of the eligibility criteria, and based on its description, I am eligible to apply to the CSV Prize 2017.
Growth (the pilot has already launched and is starting to expand)
Annual budget in 2017 (USD)
Number of beneficiaries impacted so far
Headquarters location: Country
Headquarters location: City
Location(s) of impact
Kenya: Nairobi, Kitui
Problem: What problem is this initiative trying to address?
Access to clean drinking water, not many people in the rural setting are able to access clean water for drinking and thus end up having water borne diseases or browning of teeth, so in order to address this challenge I decided to start this company to manufacture, distribute, package and treat pure drinking water
Solution Summary: What is the proposed solution? What do you see as its most promising aspects for creating shared value?
The proposed solution was to start by manufacturing this water and supplying it to the areas where it's not easy to access clean drinking water
Impact: What is the impact of the work to date? Specify both the social and the environmental impact of your work
There is a lot of impact because we work closely with the community and supply the clean water for drinking and also participate in community initiatives, we do a lot of tree planting activities
Financial sustainability plan: How is this initiative financially supported? How will you ensure its financial sustainability long-term?
Earned income and individual donations or gifts will help alot
Unique value proposition: What makes your initiative innovative? How does your project differ from other organizations working in the same field?
We are very efficient in delivery, we offer quality always because we use the best technology
Founding story: Share a story about the "Aha!" moment that sparked the beginning of this initiative.
When I talked to my family at the very beginning about my business Idea and they fully supported it and pushed me to start, that really encouraged me
Where did you hear about the Nestlé Creating Shared Value Prize?