When Kathy Ku spent a summer in Uganda she was struck by the lack of access to safe water. Convinced change was necessary, she teamed up with fellow Harvard student John Kye to form SPOUTS of Water in 2012.

Our Team

Kathy Ku


Kathy holds a B.S. in Cellular and Molecular Biology and an M.S. in Engineering Science from Harvard University. She worked at BCG and McKinsey before founding SPOUTS.

John Kye


John studied Economics at Harvard University before moving to Uganda in 2014 to found SPOUTS.

Dan Yin

Operations Director

Dan graduated with a BS in Accounting and Finance from Miami University. Prior to joining SPOUTS, Dan spent 2.5 years at Deloitte and another 2.5 years working in finance.

Rebecca Liebschutz

Sales & Marketing Director

Rebecca majored in Economics and Environmental Studies at the University of Michigan. She researched agriculture in India and previously served as SPOUTS’ Sales Manager for 2 years.

Partner With Us

SPOUTS works with a variety of partners, from NGOs to local retailers. If you would like to partner with us on an existing initiative or have a new initiative please get in touch. Check out some of our current partners below.

Software Partners

Thanks to our software partners that help us reach our mission.

Join Us

SPOUTS is always looking to expand our team. Reach out to us for volunteer and career opportunities. Also check out our intern postings on AIESEC.

Contact Us

+256 77 161 4847

SPOUTS Head Office
Plot 46 Stensera Rd.

SPOUTS Factory
Entebbe Road Kawuku Nakawuka Rd,
Nakawuka, Uganda

P.O. Box 12042
Kampala, UG