About Waterways Africa
Today WATERWAYS AFRICA is one of East Africa`s leading specialists offering fully integrated services from minor services to complete turnkey installations.
With a humble three person staff and a ten year old pickup, the Waterways Africa business commenced as Waterways Ltd., in 1978, specializing in the Construction of Swimming Pools.
The Management Team was led by Mr. Virendra G. Raithatha (Vinoo) and who still is the Chairman of Waterways Africa today. Of the three original Staff, one of the staff members is today the foreman and has logged up 31 years of experience.
Till 1991, the Business solely concentrated on building 15 Swimming Pools annually. With the joining of Chandresh V. Raithatha in 1991, Importation, Distribution, Retail and Pool Services were commenced.
A full range of specialist Equipments for Swimming Pools , Saunas, Steambaths, Domestic Booster & Shower Pumps, Spas / Jacuzzis, and Fountains is now available ex-stock- average U$500,000.00 stock holding.
With the horizontal and vertical diversification, came increased staff, Technical Managers and Vehicles. Currently, a thirty persons staff, ten vehicles and various Construction Equipment provide the backup to all Operations.
In June of 2006, Waterways Ltd., was taken over by a holding Company with diverse interest in Hotels and the trading name Waterways Africa was established. Benefits for this takeover are in one increased financial sourcing.
With the underlying belief providing quality products on value pricing, backed by professional expertise, Waterways Africa expects to grow from strength to strength in the 21st Century. Mr. Virendra G. Raithatha and Mr. Chandresh V. Raithatha remain as Chairman and Operations Director of the holding Company.