Connecting resources to people for the provision of clean water solutions.
At Connect for Water, we see a world where people and businesses are working together to bring water products and solutions to those in need around the world through collaboration, partnerships, and support for the growth of local market channels.
Our mission at Connect for Water is to… be the connector that brings people, businesses, and innovation together so people everywhere have clean and safe drinking water.
Meet Our Team
The Connect for Water team dedicates its time to providing water for communities in the developing world or in crisis. There are so many water facts that charge us towards answering the call to the Global Water Crisis; Every 90 seconds a child dies from water-related diseases, 2.1 billion people globally do not have safe drinking water on a regular basis, 27 percent of people living in cities do not have water piped into their homes. We have representatives and a community around the world sharing our mission and goals.
FounderLou has lived and worked in four different African countries over two decades. During that time his was involved in many community development programs and working alongside of the local people. He and his wife, Jan, continue this work even in their retirement from the US side as they established Business Connect, a life-enhancing product company to benefit families in crisis in developing countries as well as Connect for Water. All of his life’s work is culminating in his successfully bringing businessmen, emerging entrepreneurs, NGO’s, and others together in partnership to answer the needs of the Global Water Crisis.
Board MemberJeff was born and raised in Nigeria. He has an extensive business and leadership background developed during more than 20 years in real estate and insurance industries. He also served four years in the U.S. Military as an aviation technician.
Executive DirectorJereme has 20+ years of business and ministry experience. He has worked both in the private and public sector as well as owning his own companies and serving as a pastor. He has been active in bringing safe water solutions to the world through Business Connect and his continued passion for people led him to volunteer with numerous community collaborative groups through the years.