Kenya Climate Ventures invests in Nazava Water Filters Limited to Advance Access to Safe Drinking Water
[Nairobi, Dec 15 2023] – Kenya Climate Ventures (KCV) is delighted to announce an investment in Nazava Water Filters, a pioneering enterprise dedicated to providing safe and affordable drinking water to the 4.4 billion people globally without access to treated water in their house.
Nazava Water Filter’s mission aligns seamlessly with our commitment to sustainable solutions for climate and water challenges. They have designed an innovative water filter capable of transforming water from various sources into clear, fresh, and safe drinking water. The water purifiers, empower users to purify tap, well, borehole, rain, or river water, eliminating the need for boiling or purchasing water and resulting in significant monetary savings and health improvements.
With a capacity of 16 litres, the kit provides ample purified water for various household needs, reducing the frequency of refills. The water purification kit is accessible to a wide range of consumers, promoting affordability without compromising on quality.
Nazava’s water purification kits are easy to instal, maintain, and replace, enhancing user convenience and ensuring a hassle-free experience.
The kit’s impressive capability to filter up to 7,000 litres, equivalent to 2/3 years of usage, minimizes the need for frequent replacements, providing a sustainable and cost-effective solution.
As one of the few household water filters available on the Kenyan market with WHO certification, the WHO certification attests to the kit’s outstanding performance, with a 99.9% effectiveness in removing bacteria, safeguarding the health of users and their communities.
A 1 – year warranty and after-sales support underscore Nazava’s commitment to customer satisfaction, offering peace of mind and support throughout the product’s lifecycle.
These features collectively position Nazava’s Water Filters as a reliable, efficient, and user-friendly solution for safe drinking water, catering to the diverse needs of consumers while prioritizing health, sustainability, and affordability.
Nazava focuses on rural women who rely on ground or river water, have a monthly income of less than USD 7, and are members of an MFI or SACCO. This strategic targeting ensures the accessibility of their life-changing products to those who need it the most.
Nazava’s Water Filters have undergone rigorous testing in over 32 international laboratories, including the Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS), ensuring the highest quality and adherence to global standards.
This investment signifies a milestone in our shared commitment to support sustainable development and climate resilience through market based approaches delivered by early stage enterprises in underserved markets. By partnering with Nazava Water Filters, KCV aims to contribute to the global goal of providing safe drinking water to those in need and promote environmentally friendly solutions, said Victor, CEO at KCV.
About Kenya Climate Ventures (KCV)
Kenya Climate Ventures is a leading impact ventures investor accelerating access to climate smart solutions by providing tailored financial, and targeted technical assistance and business growth support to early and growth stage enterprises. We partner with early stage and growth stage SMEs whose commercial growth and success will have a positive impact on target markets, communities, and the environment in Kenya.
Nazava Water Filters is a social enterprise committed to providing safe and affordable drinking water solutions to underserved communities globally. Their innovative water filters empower households to access clean,safe water, promoting health and sustainability and women’s empowerment.