Coca-Cola India unveils safe drinking water initiative

24 September 2020 | News

To facilitate safe and clean drinking water for 20,000 citizens Image credit:  businesswire Image credit: businesswire

Anandana, the Coca-Cola India Foundation, in partnership with Jaldhara Foundation and WaterHealth India has initiated seven WaterHealth Centres (WHCs) in the Adilabad, Medak and Nizamabad districts of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh to provide safe and clean drinking water for communities.

The Foundation has invested in water treatment facilities of these districts to serve over 20,000 people of the community and provide them a sustainable livelihood.

The initiative will facilitate improvement of community health by promoting consumption of safe drinking water and reducing susceptibility of villagers towards water borne diseases. It has also initiated such projects in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra which faces similar water stress conditions.

“Water is essential to life and safe drinking water is the backbone of a healthy society and economy. Coca-Cola India Foundation, Anandana in partnership with the local communities across India have made humble contributions for the past 10 years in being part of the solution towards providing safe and clean drinking water. Our partner Jaldhara Foundation and WaterHealth India have helped us successfully implement the project and positively impact the communities of Adilabad, Medak, Nizamabad and Vijay district,” said Ishteyaque Amjad, Vice President, Public Affairs, Communications & Sustainability, Coca-Cola India & South West Asia.

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