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Kossiwa Tsipoaka

Leaders Africa 2022


CEO and Water Engineer, African Rural Water Pro





Kossiwa Tsipoaka is the CEO of the African Rural Water Pro (ARWP), a water and sanitation engineering consulting firm. ARWP's mission is to assist municipalities in designing utilities that deliver high-quality and safe services to their residents. For the past five years, she has been working to improve access to clean water for four municipalities through hand pump installations and a 42-km-long drinking water extension, impacting approximately 50,000 people. Kossiwa believes that through multi-stakeholder partnerships and strong local leadership, ARWP can help ensure full access to water and sanitation services and change the lives of millions of girls and women.