Women using the water ATM to fetch water in Wajir County. Photo Credit/Kevin Wabung'o/Oxfam
Oxfam piloted the use of electronic water meters commonly known us water ATMs in Wajir County in 2014-2015. The county government of Wajir through WAJWASCO is collaborating with World Vision to scale up the technology to other water utilities within the county.
Lucy Wairimu and Margaret Kinyua during a literacy training held in Korogocho. Photo Credit Ngele Mwarimbo-Ali
Equipping 30,000 women in Nairobi urban informal settlements with digital literacy skills while sensitising them on ways they can use technology to enhance their lives, exercise their rights and participate in governance processes.
Habiba Hudhow  nyirinyiri (camel) meat trader in Wajir in a meeting with other women of her group. Photo Credit: Benson Guantai
Habiba Hudhow, 49, makes a living of selling nyirinyiri , a meat-based specialty, at the market, in Wajir, Northen Kenya