Dutch Aqua Accelerator


There is a potential market of over 2 billion low income people that have no access to clean water.  Access to sanitation needs new innovative approaches to serve the masses. Farmers in developing countries need innovative water-efficient technologies. Investors lack a pipeline of proven concepts available for impact investment. 

To solve these problems Africa Funded and Aqua for All have set up the Dutch Aqua Accelerator. The Aqua Accelerator is a unique program supporting companies with knowledge, expertise, networking and co-funding facilities.  They assist with the adaptation of your business models for piloting and in developing a viable market proposition and obtaining necessary proof to get investors on board.

  • Customized development track for optimal results, flexible to your needs

  • From proven concept to market entry

  • Combination of seed funding and expertise

  • Co-funding opportunity of € 20 mln; Introduction to impact investors

“Saskia is a spot on business adviser. We needed to develop our technical innovation in to a viable business and she has exceeded our expectations by not only offering critical business tips but by also connecting us to her vast network of partners and successful entrepreneurs who we keep learning from. (...). I highly recommend her services" Kevin Mureithi, Trace Group, Kenya

Partners of the Accelerator:
Aqua for All, Africa Funded (empowers entrepreneurs in emerging economies by increasing access to knowledge, expertise and funding) and WASTE  (NGO with 30 years of experience in building value chains in sanitation and solid waste in developing countries).

Who can participate:
Dutch entrepreneurs with solutions that improve water and sanitation in developing countries. 

If you are interested please send a two pager to:  accelerator@aquaforall.org  for an initial assessment of a fit with the program