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Tusafishe provides safe water to large underprivileged communities

Our team of over 500 experts guide you towards innovative solutions to both mitigate risk and achieve your sustainability goals.

Our focus

We strive to eliminate water borne diseases and therefore poverty among underprivilaged communities through provision of plenty of safe water and trainings


We purify contaminated water for rural communities to eliminate water borne diseases

The technology

The purification technology replaces use of solid fuel

On Environment

Our systems help to avoid carbon emissions, the technogy also recquires planting of trees


Our current focus is on large rural communities including refugee settlements and schools. The projects include installation of community scale purification system,institutional scale pufication systems, training of local women to install domestic filters and planting of Moringa trees

Paid to Poop

In West Nile we are installing 13 water purification systems in 13 schools, training 300 women to install domestic filters, constructing 13 container based sanitation systems/toilets to provide fertilizer for 10,000 trees that we are planting.


Safe water for refugees

We are implementing in 5 refugee settlements installation of 90 community scale purification systems, training of 4000 women to install domestic filters and planting of 10,000 moringa tree.

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5% Complete

11,163Tonns of carbondioxide avoided every year

75% Complete

22,700 Trees planted

60% Boiling

2361 Women trained in the technology

33% unsafe water

Recognitions and Media feature

Our work has been recognised and awarded for being eco-inclussive and solving some of the world's most pressing issues. Our team has been awarded some of the most prestigious fellowships in the world renowned Universities. We have also been featured in the media both locally and internationally

SEED Low carbon Award 2019

Tusafishe on DW TV

Our Work in pictures

We construct for schools and large communities high capacity filters of upto 10,000 litres a day, we train communities on the technology and oversee when they construct their own filters using
locally available materials.

Meet Our Team

We’ve built a team of individuals who are passionate about serving our communities and love what they do.

Henry Othieno

Founder and CEO
Background (BSc Accounting And Finance)

Saudah Birungi

Co-founder Director Sales and Marketing

James Onderi

Director Operations
Background (Water Engineering)

Agnes Nyamwiza

Co-Founder and Director Finance
and Administration Background: (B.A Economics)

Doreen Buwule

Director Communications
Background: (B.A Mass communication)

Our Partners

Social Innovation Academy

South Pole

MAD Foundation