Recent PhD graduate shares insights into groundwater and poverty in southwest Kenya

Posted on 21st August 2019

To mark the successful completion of his UPGro PhD at Oxford University, Jacob gives some highlights from his research on groundwater and poverty in Kwale County, in South West Kenya.

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Crowdfunding Opportunity for Smart Handpumps

Posted on 23rd May 2019

Crowdfunding has come to Oxford University. OxReach provides a crowdfunding platform to help researchers raise funds for specific ventures selected by the University’s OxReach team. One of those selected ventures is the Smart Handpumps project. These handpumps collect and send data to FundiFix, a local maintenance company, to enable faster repairs, giving rural communities more […]

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UPGro Early Career Researchers: Q&A with Suleiman Mwakurya

Posted on 18th March 2019

Suleiman Mwakurya worked as a research assistant on the Gro for GooD project in Kenya, based out of the Rural Focus field office in Kwale. He recently took on a new role working for the Kwale County Government. Gro for GooD Co-I Patrick Thomson caught up with him to find out about his new job.

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