Kathmandu, Nepal

Irrigation Expert and Agriculture Expert for innovative waterwheel pumps

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Skills Needed

  • Agriculture

Estimated workload



Project Execution (Typically 1 - 6 months)

Language Proficiencies

You must be able to speak English.

When Can You Start?

You can start Flexible




Travel Stipend

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Project Details

Description and Impact

aQysta is an innovative startup developing and deploying waterwheel irrigation pumps that do not require any fuel or electricity to operate. We are looking for 2 Experts to come to:

  • An Agriculture Expert to come to Nepal, Indonesia (and possibly Colombia) for 3 months to support them in how to best distribute the water according to the technical capabilities of the pump and the requirements of each crop.
  • An Irrigation Expert to support in how to best distribute the water.

This project will help ensure that the farmers are able to use their new water pumps in a way that sustains them financially, so as to lessen the risks that they incur.


For the irrigation project: Design and document best practice for managing and distributing water pumped by the pump.

For the agriculture project: Make a list of crops best suited for the pump - considering market value and technical capabilities of the pump.

We Provide These Local Benefits

Benefits Overview

  • Accommodations
  • Travel Stipend
  • Learning Opportunity
  • Meal Stipend
  • Good For Groups
  • Good For Families


Housing will be provided.

Travel Stipend

We will cover all the costs of travel tickets - international and within country. 

Learning Opportunity

  • Travel to different areas in Nepal, Indonesia and Colombia and learn about the context, culture and economy.
  • Work with an innovative startup with international team-members. 

Food Stipend

Local meals according to the country of placement and preference of the expert. 

For instance in Nepal: Rice, curry, Momo etc. 


This project accepts applications for virtual experteers.

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