Six Acres Africa Ltd

(For-profit organisation)

Six Acres Africa LTD is a group of professionals working in the renewable energy and water and sanitation nexus to support programs and infrastructure development in Africa while uplifting lives of communities. Their portfolio of solutions and services encompasses technical studies, modelling, planning and project implementation, management and, sourcing and supply of necessary materials and equipment contract administration.

They pride in their ‘smart’ approach to delivering projects. In everything they do, they work to ensure their clients obtain the best outcome possible.
A dedication to human centred design and practical solutions is central to Six Acres’ client service approach. Clients value their ability to understand and satisfy the needs of all stakeholders.

They are committed to delivering solid outcomes which added value to communities, infrastructure and urban/rural development projects throughout East Africa. With presence across Kenya, they understand local conditions and the operating environments of the regions where they work.

Six Acres’ solutions:
WATER SOLUTIONS
• Water resources management
• Hydro geological surveys
• Borehole drilling and development
• Water abstraction and treatment
• Water pumping solutions
• Water storage, distribution and piping networks
• Rain water harvesting solutions

SANITATION
• Wastewater treatment using Soleco products
• Storm water management solutions
• Sewer construction and maintenance

RENEWABLE ENERGY SOLUTIONS
• Power back up systems
• Solar water heating
• Grid tied and hybrid solar solutions
• Biomass- to -energy solutions
• Green space planning and building integrated PV.

Six Acres’ services:
PREPARATORY STUDIES
• Project identification
• Master plans for development and feasibility studies
• Weak point analyses
• Socio-economic studies
• Environmental studies
• Tariff studies
• Energy audits
• Water use audits

PROJECT PLANNING
• Inventories and baseline investigations
• Hydro geological surveys
• Topographic and hydro graphic surveys,
• Development studies
• Preliminary, tender and final design studies
• Quantities and cost estimates, tendering

PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION
• Project implementation
• Site supervision and coordination of works
• Project management
• Schedule, cost and quality control
• Final handing-over and start-up operation
• Operations planning and operational optimisation
• Safety and health coordination

SUPPORTING MEASURES FOR PROJECT SUSTAINABILITY
• Community development
• Training and upgrading
• Community relations
• Awareness building
• Health education
• Technical assistance

Website

http://www.sixacres.co.ke

Year established

2014

Organisation annual cash turnover (in US$ equivalent)

Less than 500,000

Participant in relevant networks

Rural Water Supply Network (RWSN)

About this organisation

Partnership types

Doing business with the poor; Provision of services / personnel; Provision of goods

Regions / countries / territories

Africa: 4 countries (show)

Global issues

Community development; Job creation and enterprise development; Energy; Environment and...show all (8)

Business sectors

Construction; Engineering; Environmental services; Utilities

Disasters

Kenya; East Africa Drought