P&G Targets 15bn Litres of Clean Water by 2020


Dele Ogbodo in Abuja

The Assistant Director, Global Government Relations, Sub-Sahara Africa, Procter and Gamble (P&G), Ms. Temitope Iluyemi, on Wednesday said the company is committed to delivering 15 billion litres of clean water around the world by 2020.

Iluyemi made the disclosure at the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) ceremony in Abuja to mark its 10 billion litres of safe water supply for children within the last 12 years.

According to her, the Society for Family Health, Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in Niger Delta and Action against Hunger, its distributor partners distributed over 175 million liters of clean drinking water since inception, adding that the outfit delivers its water purifier to people who lack clean water on regular basis.

“In 2004, after much research, the company created the Children Safe Drinking Water (CSDW) programme, a not for profit effort aimed at providing clean drinking water to disadvantage communities around the world.” she said.