Play not with Matei Nziru’s water bottles!

One man’s near fanatical devotion to water harvesting in Kenya

Martin Karimi
Apr 25, 2019 · 4 min read
Matei Nziru with some of the containers that he uses to store water for irrigation. Photo: WFP/Martin Karimi

“You mean you can pour water down just like that — waste water?” asks 65-year-old Matei Nziru, incredulously and almost lost for words. “I would kick that person out and ask them never to set foot on my farm again.”