In encouragement of its intercessions that change lives and enhance the wellbeing and prosperity of groups in Nigeria under its Diageo Water of Life Scheme, Guinness Nigeria Plc has built a self-managing mechanized sunlight based controlled water facility in Tyowanye Community in Buruku Local Government Area of Benue State.
The Tyowanye water scheme is one of three noteworthy water commitments the organization has offered for the current year as a team with its NGO partners and is the 35th venture Guinness Nigeria has conveyed under its Water of Life activity. The Tyowanye scheme was executed as a team with OXFAM, a global NGO resolved to change the world by preparing the force of individuals against poverty.
Guinness Nigeria’s responsibility to promote activities that enhance access to safe water was restated at the occasion by Managing Director, Mr. Dwindle Ndegwa. He likewise uncovered that Guinness Nigeria will keep on playing a main part to advance safe water stewardship in Nigeria. He said Guinness Nigeria, a Diageo organization, had since 2007 set out on the Water for Life Program, which has given more than 10 million individuals in 18 nations crosswise over Africa with access to consumable water. In assistance of this program, Guinness Nigeria has organized mediations that enhance access to safe water particularly in groups that face intense water deficiency.
‘We have invested in sustainable technologies that help us to manage our water use. The construction of the Tyowanye motorised solar-powered water scheme is in furtherance of our efforts to help more Nigerians access clean drinking water. Our desire is that by improving access to safe drinking water, we can assist the people of Tyowanye community improve their overall well-being”, Ndegwa said.
Additionally talking at the occasion, the Governor of Benue State, Dr Samuel Ortom communicated his appreciation over the recently built water facilty. He expressed that the water office will bolster government’s drive to enhance wellbeing and cleanliness for Benue state indigenes
He charged the group to secure the investment and utilize it prudently to guarantee its continuous supportability. He additionally expressed that the State Government would be willing to further collaborate with Guinness Nigeria in the area of agribusiness where the state, known as the food basket of the nation can give all the rural sources of info Guinness Nigeria requires in its operations.
The Tyowanye water scheme was formally disclosed by the Governor of Benue State, Dr Samuel Ortom and the Managing Director/CEO of Guinness Nigeria, Mr Peter Ndegwa. It contains two sun-based fueled boreholes and two squares of VIP toilets – will profit more than 10,000 individuals in and around the community.