Kenya Water Institute (kewi)

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About Kenya Water Institute

Kenya Water Institute (KEWI) was established by the KEWI Act 2001 is mandated to offer training, administer examinations offer research and consultancy services in the wider water sector in Kenya.

KEWI has earned the recognition of being a leading institution in producing high caliber human capital for the water sector in the region. Our vision is “To be a World Class Centre of Excellence in Training, Research and Consultancy in the Water and related Sectors”. To achieve this KEWI, with the support from the Government and development partners has invested in capacity building of her staff both locally and internationally. 

KEWI also offers consultancy services in: Hydro-geological Surveys, Water and Waste Analysis, Environmental Impact Assessments and Audits and Capacity Building and short courses.

KEWI has a close and strong capacity building link with Coast Water service board, WASPA, WARMA, JICA, Kengen, Care International, Mangat & Patel Engineering and the Nairobi City, Malindi, Naivasha, Kakamega/Busia, Embu, Meru and Machakos Water and Sewerage Companies. Other  institutions and stakeholders that KEWI  works closely with are; the Ministry of Environment, Water and Natural Resources, Water Service Boards, National Irrigation Board, UNESCO, GTZ, BFZ, Bola Associates Limited, Cap-Net, Chujio Water Filter Manufacturers, Eastleigh Community Centre among others. 

Vision: A World Class Centre of Excellence in Training, Research and Consultancy in the Water Sector

Mission: To offer Competency-Based Training, Research, Consultancy and Outreach Services in the Water Sectorfor sustainable development

Intakes

Our Intakes are in January, May and September for Diploma, Certificate and Bridging courses. 

Campuses

  • Nairobi Campus -  South C
  • Chiakariga Campus - it is located in Chiakariga  location,  Tharaka South District. 
  • Kitui Campus - it is located in Manyenyoni area, Kitui town.
  • Kisumu Campus - is located at USK in Kibos, 8 kilometers from  Kisumu town. 

Why study at Kenya Water Institute

Kenya Water Institute (KEWI) has earned the recognition of being a leading institution in producing high caliber human capital for the water sector in the region.

Our core values are:

Good Corporate Governance: We are committed to acting with honesty, fairness, accountability, transparency, and ethics in our operations at all times;

Professionalism: We shall maintain high standards in the discharge of responsibilities and delivery of services by abiding to professional considerations on the methods, standards and procedures in our work;

Customer focus: We are committed to always placing the customer at the core of the Institute’s business and ensuring high quality of service at all times;

Innovativeness: We are committed to fostering a climate which encourages innovation and continuous learning;

Inclusivity: We are committed to the principle of teamwork and collaboration with our stakeholders. We shall encourage inclusiveness, respect for diversity of ideas, peoples and cultures;

Patriotism: We shall demonstrate a sense of devotion and personal identification with the Institute;

Sustainable development: We are committed to supporting the realization of water and food security for sustainable development.

The KEWI Strategic objectives are to:

  • To improve access, quality and relevance of training programmes
  • To upgrade the research function of the Institute
  • To strengthen consultancy and advisory services
  • To meet and exceed customer expectations
  • To strengthen internal corporate governance systems
  • To enhance institutional capacity

Courses offered at Kenya Water Institute

Irrigation and Drainage Engineering

Kenya Water Institute
Diploma
3 years
Certificate
2 years

Water Engineering

Kenya Water Institute
Diploma
3 years
Certificate
2 years
Diploma
3 years

Water Engineering

Kenya Water Institute
Certificate
2 years

Irrigation and Drainage Engineering

Kenya Water Institute
Certificate
2 years
Diploma
3 years