Kijito 2008 Windpump

Bobs Harries Engineering Ltd with CWD Netherlands

A wind-powered groundwater pump.

Product description Brand name and product description

The Kijito 2008 is a model within the Kijito 2000 series of small wind pumps manufactured by Bob Harries Engineering Ltd (BHEL). Kijito wind pumps are prevalent in the East Africa region and come in a range 8 – 26 ft (2.44 – 7.93 m) of rotor diameters. The Kijito 2000 series is intended to be suitable for small holder farmers, with water sources of about 20 m below ground and who need a limited amount of water for livestock and domestic needs.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

This product is currently distributed in East Africa, primarily Kenya and Tanzania, with very limited global distribution.

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

This product has been implemented by Bob Harries Engineering Ltd (BHEL).

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

2,790 USD converted May 2020 for the Kijito 2008 including tower.

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Primary competitors include diesel powered water pumps, Solar powered water pumps, Southern Cross Windmill, Dempster, Climax and Paldaw Wind Pump.

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

This product targets small holder farmers, with water sources of approximately 20 m below ground and who need domestic water, agricultural and livestock needs.

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