WaterStarters strives for absolute transparency. Because we understand better than anyone that everyone involved has the right to know how our organizational structure works, what our objectives are and what happens with the proceeds from fundraising campaigns or donations.

Mission & Vision

The mission and vision of Stichting WaterStarters NL is "Better health in Kenya by creating sustainable water solutions for rural" off-grid "communities.

By using the word sustainable we mean solutions that take into account the socio-cultural aspects of the people, the environmental aspects of the planet and the economic requirements for a company, in short: the 3P solution: People, Planet, Profit.


Specific goals

  • Affordable and financially viable water systems;
  • Sustainable exploitation of water resources, with respect for nature and the environment;
  • Drinking water that meets the WHO quality requirements;
  • Transparent and sustainable income streams;
  • Performance-based operation and maintenance;
  • Empowerment of local entrepreneurs;
  • Improved knowledge and use in the field of water, hygiene and sanitation.

Beleidsplan/Policy plan

Multi-year plan

Borehole numbers
Number of people to reach: 1,500,000
People to be reached in relation to the population of the selected provinces: 10%
Number of selected provinces: 10
Number of boreholes (new or replacement) for the coming years:
Operational water supply targets2019202020212022202320242025
# of refurbished boreholes11112244896192
Cumulative # of refurbished boreholes112244896192382
# of new boreholes156132550100
Cumulative # of new boreholes16122550100200
Lifetime guarantee> 10 years

Public Benefit Organization

Stichting WaterStarters is registered in The Netherlands in the form of a Public Benefit Organisation (PBO). To be qualified as a PBO, WaterStarters needs to publish a number of details on its website. We have bundled this information together for you.


Stichting WaterStarters NL

Doornhoek 4205

5465 TG Veghel


Phone: 0413-747300


Bank account number

RSIN (Rechtspersonen in Samenwerkingsverbranden Informatie Nummer): 860033715

Annual Reports

Due to the process of starting up procedures for requiring ANBI status, CBF recognition, opening bank account and donation licence of City Meierijstad, no activities in 2019 yet. First annual report 2020 will be filled, when prepared in April 2021.

Renumeration policy

The board members receive no remuneration for their work. They are entitled to reimbursement of the costs incurred by them in the performance of their duties.

Statuten/ Deed of incorporation

Board member


Mr. D.O.J. Bogaert


Main Position

Sales Director Bosta Belgium N.V., a Belgian whole sale company in water technics.

Ancillary Positions

Director Bogaert Consulting Group B.V.. a Dutch/Belgian company in real estate management.


Mrs. I.J.A. de Jong


Main Position

CEO Better Future, a Dutch company supporting companies to turn business into a force for good

Ancillary Positions

Chairman Stichting Heilige Boontjes, a foundation making reintegration programs available for everyone who deserves a second change.


Mr. P. Buhrs


Main Position

Director of Finance & IT, a Dutch holding of European whole sale companies in water technics.