Project Maji

Project Maji is a nonprofit social enterprise using solar-powered water kiosks to provide safe and clean water to rural communities across sub-Saharan Africa. Formed in 2015 by Dubai-based entrepreneur Sunil Lalvani, Project Maji currently operates in Ghana and Kenya and aims to reach 1 million people across the continent by 2025. Registered in Ghana, the organisation also has offices in Dubai.

Related sustainable development goals

  • Good Health and Well-Being
  • Clean Water and Sanitation
  • Reduced Inequalities

Focus areas

Focus sectors

  • Environment
    • Water resources
  • Health
    • Public health
      • Water access, sanitation and hygiene

Focus populations

  • Low-income people

Focus geographies

  • Africa
    • Kenya
    • Ghana


  • VIA Water
    A partnership with Aqua For All to build 34 water access points over three years in Kenya.


Primary funders

  • Aqua for All
  • IFRC


Key staff

  • Director of development and partnerships, Wieke de Vries
  • Founder and CEO, Sunil Lalvani
  • Ghana, Amol Parker
  • Technical director, Tejinder Singh

Board members

  • Gordon Mumbo, board member
  • Muna Al Gurg, Board member
  • Nicole Malick, board member
  • Venu Babu, board member

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