Bacardi has partnered with Tulsi Chanrai Foundation (TCF) in Nigeria on its mission to provide safe drinking water to communities in Kebbi State.
The initiative, which is part of Bacardi ‘Spirit for Life, Caring Together,’ its annual Corporate Responsibility community service, will see to the rehabilitation of 50 hand pumps to serve more than 30,000 villagers.
The water pump rehabilitation initiative was officially launched by Alejandro Ouziel, Regional President for Bacardi in Asia, Middle East & Africa, along with Mohammed Bala Yelwa, Deputy General Manager of Kebbi State Rural Water Supply & Sanitation Agency (RUWASSA) and Col GR Prasad, the Chief Executive of Tulsi Chanrai Foundation.
Also representing family-owned Bacardi from its Asia, Middle East & Africa region were Finance Director Gerardo Herrera; Human Resources Director Saurabh Upadhyay; Legal Director Andrew Deane; and Managing Director - Nigeria Vikas Mittal.
Kebbi State RUWASSA representative, Mohammed Bala Yelwa, added, “We appreciate the effort of the company in giving the indigenes safe drinking water which has helped to eradicate illnesses in the long run.”