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The right to clean and safe drinking water is enshrined in the article 43 of the 2010 Kenyan constitution. The human right to water entitles everyone to sufficient, safe, acceptable, physically accessible and affordable water for personal and domestic use. However, according to the Water Services Regulatory Board (WASREB) Impact report 8, only 55% of the Kenyan population have access to clean and safe drinking water due to lack of adequate water sources coupled with gross inefficiencies in water service provision.

Watch this video to learn how residents of Western Kenya have harnessed green energy, technology, community participation and private sector investment to solve the chronic water shortage in the region.