Kenya Correspondent Etukutan Peter holds a Bachelor of Science in Hydrology and Water Resources Management from the South Eastern Kenya University. Currently, Etukutan is undertaking the Erasmus Mundus MSc programme GroundwatCH, jointly offered by Instituto Superior Tecnico (Portugal), IHE Delft (Netherlands) and TU Dresden (Germany). Etukutan's main areas of expertise are surface and groundwater modelling, groundwater quality and Geophysical surveys and interpretation.
Why did you decide to join the Groundwater Correspondents Network?
"My dream has always been to contribute to my community as a groundwater advocate, promoting sustainable water resource management and advocating for equitable access to safe water. By Joining the Groundwater Correspondents Network, I would have the privilege of collaborating with like-minded individuals and organizations to implement practical solutions that address the specific needs of Kenya. Together, we can make a tangible difference and improve the lives of those affected by the groundwater challenges in this region."
Which topics would you like to cover during your period as correspondent?
- "Guidance on the key elements of creating impactful groundwater videos, such as compelling narratives, visually appealing footage, interviews with experts and community members, and the use of data visualizations.
- Visual story telling on groundwater issues."