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Connect International in Ethiopia

Published on: 30/04/2013

Connect International is a Dutch foundation that works to disrupt and innovate in the WASH sector. Ethiopia is one of the countries where they work hard to find better ways of doing things. WASH technologies are a particular focus. Connect International is perhaps best known for their work on rope pump technology in Nicaragua.

Key activities: In Ethiopia, Henk Holtslag, also known as Mr. Rope Pump, is developing improved and standardised rope pump models under his assignment seconded through MetaMeta to Japan International Cooperation Agency.

Where Connect International work: All over the country but when in Addis Ababa at the Ethiopian Water Technology Training Center.

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Contact: Reach Connect International on +31 (0)71-5141111/1333 or email: or email Henk directly on

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