Since its founding in 2018, Mruna’s mission has been to bring decentralized wastewater treatment to communities lacking proper sanitation and infrastructure. To achieve this, Mruna designs and installs on-site solutions that treat and reuse wastewater for such communities. They do so in a manner that improves the lives and livelihoods of vulnerable and underserved communities, and that increases their awareness of the dangers of untreated wastewater.
Total addressable market: $40 billion by 2026, expected to grow at a CAGR of 11% Serviceable available market: $20 million in Lebanon Serviceable obtainable market: $4 million in the first 5 years The rising global awareness of water pollution, rapid urbanization, and poor infrastructure for centralized treatment are expected to surge the demand for decentralized wastewater treatment in the MENA region.
• Installed treatment system at Lebanese Agricultural Research Institute (LARI) to showcase technology, tackle behavioral change, and encourage social acceptance.
• Eliminated dumping of untreated wastewater for 8 refugee camps and 2 municipalities.
• Increased awareness of decentralized wastewater treatment and water reuse through outreach to refugees, visits by students, and national news coverage.
• 2023: Treat wastewater for 10 additional refugee camps, and 5 municipalities.
Ziad Hussami, Managing Director, Urban planning & environmental consulting experience
Yasmine Jabali, R&D Manager, Analytical Chemistry, expertise in water & wastewater
Gerard Dagher, Manufacturing & Technology, Information Technology experience and tech
Nadim Hussami, Business Manager, HR experience with Physics and Business background
Team: 11 people o/w 40% women