Water for the World-Kenya

Water for the World-Kenya

W4W Kenya aims to provide clients with world class solutions that are innovative, sustainable and cost effect at all times

Core Values: We are guided by these core values :
Service | Integrity | Team work | Efficiency | Excellence |Respect

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JUSTUS WAIMIRI: From Kenya

Justus Waimiri transitioned from village life to attending Kenya's top university, securing employment prior to completing graduation. Inspired during his time at GE, he envisioned a business aimed at making a positive impact, leading him to successful consulting ventures after quitting his job.

Founding a water drilling company, he has provided clean water to over 300,000 people so far, facilitated by his fleet of Tata Motors' trucks. Here is Waimiri's From Kenya

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Water for the World offers modified polymer screed for construction works ,inbox for more information.

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Water for the World Tower elevation

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We offer you the best waterproofing services

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Water for the World offers you the best drilling service and leave our customers satisfied

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Interior walls

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Exterior finishes

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Welcome all to W4W Kenya you can now get decorative Jotun paint from us,It the best in quality and very accurate in colours here are some samples

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KITISURU BASEMENT RETAINING WALL WATERPROOFING PROJECT

In our endeavor to provide world class solutions, W4W Kenya has partnered with various manufacturers of international repute in order to provide quality products to our clients. One such partner is FOSROC, a British manufacturer of specialized construction chemicals that cater to a range of sectors including commercial, industrial, residential, marine and infrastructure.

W4W Kenya offers specialized constructive solutions using FOSROC Products. Whether it is for new or old construction, above or below ground, we combine high quality products, expert technical support, customer service and innovation to give you the best solution for your project.
We provide construction solutions for;

- New & old concrete repair
- Grouts & anchors
- Waterproofing joint fillers & sealants
- Industrial flooring
- Protective coatings
- Surface treatments
- Concrete admixtures

One of our recent projects is the waterproofing of a basement retaining wall at a property in Kitisuru,Nairobi.
Start Date: 25th May, 2023
End Date: 3rd, July, 2023

19/07/2023

THE UNSEEN BENEFITS OF WATERPROFING A CONCRETE BASEMENT RETAINING WALL

INTRODUCTION:
When it comes to protecting your home and ensuring its longevity, waterproofing your concrete basement retaining wall may not be the first thing that comes to mind. However, this often-overlooked aspect of home maintenance plays a crucial role in safeguarding your property’s structural integrity and preventing potential water damage. In this article, we will explore the significant benefits of waterproofing your concrete basement retaining wall and why it should be a priority for every homeowner. This article is based on a project done by Water for the World.

BENEFITS:
1. Protection against water damage: Water is one of the biggest enemies of a concrete basement retaining wall. When exposed to excessive moisture, concrete can weaken, crack, and deteriorate over time. By applying a waterproofing membrane, Fosroc Nitoproof 30 in this case, or sealant to your retaining wall, you create a barrier that prevents water from seeping through the concrete. This proactive measure protects your basement against potential leaks, mold growth, and costly water damage.
2. Increased structural stability: Water infiltration can gradually compromise the structural stability of a concrete basement retaining wall. As water permeates the concrete, it can lead to the corrosion of reinforcing steel, resulting in cracks and structural weakening. By waterproofing the retaining wall, you create an impermeable layer that enhances its durability and extends its lifespan. This added protection ensures that your basement wall remains structurally sound, even in the face of external pressure and moisture.
3. Enhanced indoor air quality: A damp basement can create an ideal environment for mold and mildew growth. These microorganisms thrive in moist conditions and can release spores that negatively affect indoor air quality. By waterproofing your concrete basement retaining wall, you effectively reduce the moisture levels within your basement, discouraging the growth of mold and mildew. This, in turn, improves the overall air quality in your home, promoting a healthier living environment for you and your family.
4. Energy efficiency: Uninsulated and leaky basement walls can contribute to significant heat loss during the colder months. When water infiltrates the concrete, it creates a thermal bridge that allows heat to escape, increasing your energy consumption and utility bills. By waterproofing your basement retaining wall, you create a barrier that prevents heat loss and keeps your basement properly insulated. This not only improves energy efficiency but also helps maintain a more comfortable temperature throughout your home.
5. Increased property value: Investing in the waterproofing of your concrete basement retaining wall can yield long-term benefits, especially when it comes to the value of your property. A structurally sound basement with proper waterproofing measures in place is a valuable asset that potential buyers appreciate. When the time comes to sell your home, having a waterproofed basement can set your property apart from others, attracting potential buyers and potentially increasing its resale value.

CONCLUSION:
Waterproofing your concrete basement retaining wall is a proactive step towardprotecting your home’s structural integrity, enhancing indoor air quality, and promoting energy efficiency. By preventing water damage, improving stability, and reducing moisture levels, you can ensure a safe and healthy living environment for you and your family. Furthermore, the investment in waterproofing can pay off in the long run by increasing the value of your property. Don’t overlook this essential aspect of home maintenance and consult with us to choose the best waterproofing solution for your concrete basement retaining wall.

Photos from Water for the World-Kenya's post 29/06/2023

KOIPIR COMMUNITY BOREHOLE PROJECT

At W4W, we proudly lay claim to the title of being a “world class bush driller”. Since we started our operations in 2007, we have drilled over 300 boreholes in some of the most remote, marginalized and under-served areas of Kenya. We are always prepared to deploy our drilling team, are equipped with the necessary machinery and technology, have the necessary statutory qualifications, and our personnel is highly skilled in bringing much needed relief to people living in water stressed communities.

One such project was recently completed to serve the Koipir Community in Kaliya Village, Nakwijit Sub-location, Cherangan Location, Kodich Ward, Kacheliba Sub-County and in West Pokot County. The aim of the Koipir Community Borehole Project is to serve institutions surrounding the area, including, schools, a dispensary, church, market center, among others. This particular water project was prioritized in order to solve the perennial water problem in the area, and in turn mitigate the prevalent and frequent water related cases of diseases in the region.

The Koipir Community Borehole Project was proposed by the area’s Local Administration in collaboration with Koipir Community Representatives with the financial support being generously offered by Zoe Foundation. W4W was awarded the contract to drill the borehole.

Zoe Foundation in located in Milimani area of Kitale town in Trans-Nzoia County of Kenya. Zoe Foundation in part of the Zoe Ministries, a Christian organization formed in 2007 with the objective of sharing life through Christ to orphaned and vulnerable children through strategic orphan care initiatives. Zoe Foundation facilitates clean water wells, secure housing for widows, education enhancement, food security, and income generation in Kenya.

It took 2 days to mobilize the W4W drilling team, including making the 500km journey to Kaloiya Village from Nairobi. Prayers before drilling commenced: "Water has ears", the Local Pastor said before instructing everyone to kneel down and lay their hands on the ground, and commanded the earth to release water for the thirsty Community in the name of Jesus Christ. Drilling commenced on 12th May, 2023 and was completed on 14th May, 2023. Although the initial projected drilling depth was 240 meter, our team ended up drilling to a depth of 100 meters after striking three aquifers; one at 12 meters, another one at 24 meters and the last one at 78 meters. The borehole yielded 3,700 liters of water per hour. There was joy in Koipir Village when the W4W team struck water, as it was literally, an answer to a prayer.

True to our slogan “Dignity in Life”, we once again got an opportunity to impact thousands of lives in West Pokot County through improved water quality, sanitation and better hygiene.

Photos from Water for the World-Kenya's post 19/06/2023

W4W’s SECOND SUCCESSFUL BOREHOLE AT KAG SOLOLO MAKUTANO CHURCH

Sololo is a small town in Kenya’s former Eastern Province, now part of Marsabit County. It is the 4th largest urban centre in Marsabit County with a population of 5,104. (Source https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sololo)

Sololo is located on the Moyale-Sololo escarpment which has semi-arid climatic conditions. Lack of water in Sololo reaches life-threatening levels especially during the dry season. In the just ended drought in Kenya, Sololo recorded a number of fatalities amongst infants and older people.

Up till a while back, many failed borehole drilling attempts had been made by various agencies in the region. To be specific, over 18 boreholes have been drilled, and each turned up dry, without a single success.

The first successful borehole was drilled in 2011 by W4W, for KAG Sololo Makutano Church, under the facilitation of Kenya Assemblies of God. This was the only borehole within 20km and served well for more than 10 years before it broke down in December 2020. Unfortunately, the borehole as not serviceable and for two and a half years, the community was without a local source of water.

In January 2023, W4W contacted a well-wisher, Mr. Kody Barbier, a KAG Missionary, on behalf of the Sololo community for support. It was with great joy and relief that on 5th April, 2032, W4W drilled a second borehole successfully to a depth of 145m with a tested yield of 4.5m3/hour.

On behalf of the Sololo community whose lives this borehole will touch, we thank God for Mr. Kody Barbier for his philanthropy.

Photos from Water for the World-Kenya's post 09/06/2023

Sweet RO water from “JOANN’S WELL” – Hope and Faith Home Children for Special Needs:
Hope and Faith Home for Special Children opened its doors in 2005. It was an initiative to assist the children with disability (most cases affected by Polio), who otherwise, abandoned /locked. Chained in the community or society without any treatment or rehabilitation done to them.

After partnering with friends of the late Joann Snyder Walker as the donors to drill and equip the 180m well in the year 2019, W4W has continued to support the Children’s home by ensuring they continue to enjoy quality and good health as the saying goes; Water is life, and clean water means health and Because no matter who we are or where we come from, we’re all entitled to the basic human rights of clean air to breathe, clean water to drink, and healthy land to call home.

W4W’s Board from the USA recently paid a follow-up visit to the Juja Home on 23rd May 2023 and had a great experience where they sampled the sweet RO (Reverse Osmosis) and spent quality time with the Hope and Faith Family.

We (W4W) thank God for enabling us continue with the good deeds for a worthy cause.

28/11/2022

FOSROC RENDEROC HSXTRA

Renderoc HSXtra is supplied as a ready to use blend of dry powders, which requires only the addition of clean water to produce a highly consistent repair mortar suitable for most structural and load-bearing repairs.

MAIN USES

Cost effective- shrinkage control enables repairs to be completed ‘right first time’.
Enhanced durability- works in tandem with extremely low permeability to prolong effective working life.
Compatibility- aligns performance closer than ever before, to that of host concrete.
User friendly- specifically developed to provide an easy-to-apply product, suitable for local conditions.
Definable performance- positive benefits are easily demonstrated via a single, simple measurement.
ADVANTAGES

Renderoc HSXtra features Dimensional Stability Technology – a new materials technology which controls the rate of drying shrinkage such that, when used correctly:
i. The dimensions of the repair remain stable; and thus
ii. Eliminating failure, due to shrinkage cracking.
This in turn leads to a series of associated benefits:
Cost effective
– Shrinkage control enables repairs to be completed ‘right first time’.
Enhanced durability
– works in tandem with extremely low permeability to prolong effective working life.
Compatibility
– aligns performance closer than ever before, to that of host concrete.
User friendly
– specifically developed to provide an easy-to-apply product, suitable for local conditions.
Definable performance
– positive benefits are easily demonstrated via a single, simple measurement.

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FINDING A VALUED RESOURCE FOR KIPSANG

Sweltering heat, thorny bushes and sandy soils are some of the unique features that greet any visitor to Kipsing village, Isiolo County.

The people in this underserved area require water not only for themselves but also their livestock which has borne the brunt of the debilitating drought affecting most parts of Kenya.

"This was precisely our motivation to go and help the community access good quality water," says Newton Marangu, W4W Kenya's driller.

After two weeks of experiencing all manner of technical and operational challenges, water finally gushed out of the 220m borehole.

W4W's mission of serving the most underserved in our communities helps stay committed to the goal.

Special thanks to partners such as the Anglican Development Services who make it happen.

Photos from Water for the World-Kenya's post 14/11/2022

WATER, ENERGY AND CONSTRUCTION TO REMAIN W4W KEY FOCUS

Water for the World (W4W) is strengthening collaborations and partnerships to help solve broad social challenges, board chairman Jack Vetter, has said during the annual board and strategy meeting held in Springfield, Missouri on 25-27th October 2022.

The board acknowledged the difficult macro economic environment marked by high inflation and supply chain disruptions that has affected business performance.

Going into the future, W4W will intensify its focus on providing clean water, green energy and construction solutions to partners, communities and clients.

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PCEA MOLO CHURCH GETS BOREHOLE TO SERVE COMMUNITY

W4W has successfully completed drilling a 260m deep borehole for the Presbyterian Church in Molo, Nakuru County.

The borehole has a good yield of about 5 cubic an hour and will serve two schools and nearby residential areas in addition to the fast growing church.

The commissioning service was led by the parish minister and development committee chairman Mr. Michael Gachie.

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W4W EYES REHABILITATION OF WELLS WITH NEW EQUIPMENT

W4W Kenya has acquired new test pumping and installation equipment that it expects will boost testing and rehabilitation of boreholes across Kenya.

The equipment mounted on a 16-ton TATA 1518 is designed for off road applications and higher operating efficiency.

Coupled with a 40 KVA 3-phase generator and improved hydraulics, the Test Pumping Unit (TPU) will add great value to customers, partners and communities through faster deployment and ex*****on.

W4W has embarked on an ambitious plan to modernize its fleet, digitize systems and deliver value to stakeholders while diversifying offerings to include constructive solutions in partnership with Fosroc.

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W4W COMPLETES CHALLENGING ROOFTOP PROJECT

When the rooftop of a prestigious ten storied apartment block began to pose a serious leakage challenge, the developer needed a contractor who had high level expertise and internationally recognized products to address the problem.

W4W Kenya was selected to undertake the repair works owing to experience in similar projects and use of British Standards approved products.

The old waterproofing was removed and a new system applied using Fosroc Nitocote CM 210 and Nitobond SBR.

After flood tests were conducted alongside the seasonal heavy rains, it was confirmed that the solution was indeed watertight.

07/06/2022

W4W KENYA CELEBRATES 14-YEAR MILESTONE

The board, Management and Staff of W4W Kenya commemorated 14 years of operations in Kenya on 19th May 2022 at the company headquarters at Garden III, Ridgeways Lane (Off Garden Estate Road) in Nairobi.

Board Chairman, Jack Vetter, expressed optimism about the future, noting that what began as a dream has practically improved thousands of lives.

Managing Director, Justus Waimiri, said the organization continues to deliver value to customers, innovate and adhere to its mission and core values.

“14 years have passed and the next phase promises to be exciting, yet challenges will always be there to overcome,” he added.

01/06/2022

Happy Madaraka Day 2022 from all of us at W4W Kenya!

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W4W KENYA WORKS WITH PARTNERS TO BRING WATER TO CHILDREN

W4W Kenya has partnered with Healing Waters International and One Child to drill a 340m deep replacement borehole at New Life Home Trust (NLHT) Nairobi.

NLHT has rescued more than 2,200 abandoned children since inception in 1994 giving them “new life” quite literally.

Increased demand for water has led to drilling of more and deeper boreholes in Nairobi and its environs.

During this year’s World Water Day on 22nd March 2022, Nairobi Metropolitan Services Director for Water & Sanitation, Mario Kainga, said the capital lacked a consolidated and comprehensive data on the status of groundwater.

W4W is playing its role in creating sustainable groundwater exploitation by ensuring boreholes it drills are permitted and registered. Compliance with abstraction guidelines is also adhered to.

22/03/2022

W4W DELIVERS INNOVATIVE WATERPROOFING SOLUTION

Concrete planters can be messy when they are not effectively waterproofed. As plants are routinely hydrated, water passes through the concrete gradually causing moulds, damaging paint work and eventually weakening a once beautiful building.

It is this challenge that led W4W Kenya to be contracted to waterproof a prestigious building in Nairobi’s Yaya area.

The works involved preparing the surface by removing a previously installed bituminous coating that was no longer effective. This was done through a variety of methods including thorough scraping and cleaning.

After surface preparation, Fosroc Nitoproof 725 was evenly applied. The first coat was used to prime the surface before a final finish was applied.

Being UV, root and mould resistant, Nitoproof 725 is ideal for exposed roof tops, cool roofs, gutters and planters. Its excellent flexibility and crack bridging ability makes it an excellent choice for waterproofing exposed and trafficable spaces.

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Even though it should be a basic human right, the access to clean, safe and abundant drinking water remains a dream in many arid and semi-arid areas of our country.

In remaining true to our mandate of providing world class solutions to our clients, W4W Kenya also works towards restoring dignity in the lives of marginalized and under-served communities through collaborating with value partners to end water shortage.

One such partner is Compassion International Kenya, who in association with its church partners, recently undertook a project to bring water to Dirib Gombo in Marsabit County.

W4W Kenya crew embarked on drilling a borehole at Dirib Gombo on 13th February 2022. The borehole is 250m deep with a yield of 3.7 cubic meters per second. All the work including casing of the borehole and the borehole development was completed by 23rd February 2022.

The commissioning of the borehole was a joyous occasion marked by prayer and thanks giving especially for the women and children of Dirib Gombo who no longer have to shoulder the burden of trekking for hours in search of water and can now use their time in more productive activities such as getting an education in school.

Photos from Water for the World-Kenya's post 21/02/2022

ARTISANS TRAINED ON FOSROC PRODUCT KNOWLEDGE

More than 20 artisans drawn from Nakuru County have been trained by Fosroc and W4W on technical aspects and professional application of waterproofing, epoxy and joint sealants.

The training which included practical application, was also geared at creating product knowledge in order to provide customers with the right solutions for any concrete challenges.

Additionally, they familiarized with other W4W services including drilling, solar pumps, reverse osmosis and water tanks. More trainings will be held in due course.
Contact us today at:

HEAD OFFICE
Garden III, Ridgeways Lane (Off Garden Estate Road),
Tel: +245 717 430 010, +245 722 888 891
P. O. Box 16814 - 00620,
Nairobi, Kenya

NAKURU OFFICE
Heshima Centre, Nakuru - Solai Road,
Tel: +254 713 052 832
P. O. Box 2452 - 20100,
Nakuru, Kenya

Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.w4wkenya.net

W4W Kenya – Committed to providing you with World Class Solutions 21/02/2022

W4W KENYA NAKURU OFFICE NOW FULLY OPERATIONAL

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W4W Kenya has established a new branch in Nakuru City as part of efforts to bring services closer to customers. The office located at Heshima Centre along the Nakuru-Solai Road will tap into a growing need for water, energy and construction solutions in Kenya’s newest city.

Nakuru County is known for its booming agriculture, manufacturing and tourism sectors which are poised for expansion as the economy recovers from the effects of Covid 19.

W4W intends to continue delivering on a program of diversification while consolidating its core services that have impacted thousands of people over the past 14 years.

Contact us today at:

HEAD OFFICE
Garden III, Ridgeways Lane (Off Garden Estate Road),
Tel: +245 717 430 010, +245 722 888 891
P. O. Box 16814 - 00620,
Nairobi, Kenya

NAKURU OFFICE
Heshima Centre, Nakuru - Solai Road,
Tel: +254 713 052 832
P. O. Box 2452 - 20100,
Nakuru, Kenya

Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.w4wkenya.net

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