Makini Group of Schools has pledged to eliminate plastic water bottles from its offices and common areas in partnership with Aquavita, a company that aims to provide eco-friendly, safe and cost-effective drinking water solutions.
This is in line with its goals to maintain a sustainable working and learning environment and as a member of the UN Global Compact.
The initiative was launched on Wednesday at Makini Schools, Ngong Road Campus where it will be using Aquavita’s bottle-less water dispensers, Makini School will be protecting the environment from 127,575kgs of Carbon Dioxide on a monthly basis.
“Think of this as having an impact 50 years from now,” Ms. Angelica Ouya, Makini Schools Executive Director told the school’s Environment Club.
“Our aim is to provide access to safe drinking water to as many local schools as possible in a sustainable manner,” Jane,CEO Aquavita added.
“We are thrilled to be champions of environmental sustainability in learning institutions because it provides a platform for instilling a culture of caring for the environment in our children and consequently our future.”
In attendance were Mrs. Jane Snow, Aquavita Chief Operating Officer ( COO) Mr. Barack Odhuno and class 8 pupils who are members of the Environment Club at Makini School.