Creating a new source of affordable, clean drinking water for water scarce communities. If you have air, you can have drinking water.
1.8bn people living in water scarcity by 2025 (UN).
People running out of water in Kenya and beyond.
Our CEO Beth is Kenyan and suffered from having to buy dirty, contaminated water while at university. She created her own water filter and started a successful business selling over 5,000 filters in Kenya in the past 5 years. However she is increasingly coming across areas of Kenya where there's regularly no water available as rivers run dry and the water table drops.
This problem is not limited to Kenya. The UN estimates that 1.8bn people will experience water scarcity by 2025.
6x more water in the air than all rivers.
An untapped source to help communities suffering drought.
There is 6x as much water in the air as in all rivers in the world.
We operated our initial prototype at NASA Ames in Mountain View California, where the relative humidity is c.58%, in line with much of Kenya. If you have air you can have clean, safe drinking water.
Children's home benefiting from 50 litres per day of reliable, clean drinking water.
February 2019: Our pilot at The Ark Children's Home in Thika, Kenya.
The Ark Children’s Home is located in a water-scarce area and we were happy to provide the children and staff with 50 litres per day of clean safe drinking water generated from the atmosphere.
Targeting scale: 100 litre+ community devices.
Designed for our Kenyan customers, in Kenya.
We are in the process of designing and prototyping a solution that offers:
Read some of the press we've received.
Royal Academy of Engineering Finalist
Beth is a finalist in the Royal Academy of Engineering Africa Prize
Beth went to Cape Town for training with all 16 impressive finalists - next step pitching at Buckingham Palace. Read more on the Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2019/jan/01/africa-inspired-inventors-royal-academy-of-engineering-prize
50 ideas to change the world
Majik Water featured in the Financial Time's list of world-changing ideas.
In print in Kenya
Featured in Kenya's leading Daily Nation newspaper.
One of Kenya's leading newspapers featured us in a full page printed article covering our inspiration, how we started and our plans for improving water access in Kenya: https://www.nation.co.ke/health/-sun-tech-and-air-to-solve-water-problems-/3476990-4321112-3m61r0/index.html
1st prize winners in Paris
We won the €15,000 first prize at EDF Pulse Africa awards.
Beth ably represented us at the inaugural EDF Pulse Africa awards in Paris in December 2017 winning first place ahead of other entrepreneurs from across Africa. Read more on EDF's website: https://www.edf.fr/en/the-edf-group/dedicated-sections/journalists/all-press-releases/edf-pulse-africa-three-award-winners-three-projects-with-huge-future-potential
Hitting the ground in Kenya
Starting to engage with Kenya's bubbling tech scene.
Winning a spot with Next 36 Canada
Anastasia has won a coveted place on Canada's entrepreneurship programme.
Anastasia (representing Majik Water) was accepted on to the prestigious Next 36 entrepreneurship programme in Canada where we'll have access to mentorship, capital and skills development: https://www.mississauga.com/news-story/7994383-mississauga-entrepreneur-harvests-drinking-water-from-air/
Winning second place in MIT's Water Innovation prize
Anastasia pitched for us in Boston and secured second place!
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Introducing Majik Water...
How Majik Water started and an overview of our proof of concept.
Our multinational team has a unique skill set combining deep water sector expertise in Kenya and internationally,
product R&D, corporate and development consulting and entrepreneurship..
Interested in Working With Us?
Hardware and Technical Roles
We're looking for talented, creative people with a passion for mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, thermodynamics , water / clean tech or similar skills to join our team. Please contact us and indicate you're interested in technical roles to find out more.
We're excited to be welcoming our first two interns this year; Taman from France and Yannick from Germany. Get in touch below if you'd like to find out more.
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