Two Safe Water Enterprises were established in cooperation with SOS Children’s Villages in 2014 and have succeeded in building a successful social enterprise over the past two years.
The ownership of Safe Water Enterprises kiosks is transferred to the communities when the social enterprise has reached social and financial sustainability. The Governor of Kisumu County himself, James Ranguma, joined the celebrations to honour the handing over of two kiosks in Kenia.
The winners from left to right: Ratul Narain (Bempu Health) – 1st prize, Dr. Gamal Albinsaid (Indonesia Medika) – 2nd prize, Lennart Budelmann (aQysta) – 3rd prize, Mohammad Aleysa (Fraunhofer Gesellschaft) - Community Prize
2nd prize for Dr. Gamal Albinsaid (Indonesia Medika) for "Garbage Clinical Insurance"
3rd prize for Lennart Budelmann (aQysta) for "Barsha Pump - Hydro-powered Irrigation"
The 23 winners of the empowering people. Award 2016 together with representatives of the Siemens Stiftung
1st prize for Ratul Narain (Bempu Health) for "BEMPU Hypothermia Alert Bracelet"
Discussions focused on the consequences and learning processes associated with the digital era. German Chancellor Angela Merkel served as the keynote speaker.