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EPAL donated 11 water pumps as part of UNICEF's “Inspired Gifts” initiative

Jan 21, 2021

EPAL donates UNICEF water pumps to children, contributing to hope for a better future.

EPAL donated 11 water pumps as part of UNICEF's “Inspired Gifts” initiative.

This action falls within the scope of the company's mission and social responsibility values and aims to contribute to providing a community or refugee camp with safe water for children, saving them from having to walk several kilometres a day to collect this indispensable resource, making it possible for them to return to school.

UNICEF was established more than 70 years ago and is present in more than 190 countries and territories. It was created for, and maintains its focus on, responding to the needs of children, especially the most vulnerable, so that all have a fair chance in life, allowing them to develop and realise their full potential.

The right to water is a fundamental right. The spread of waterborne diseases remains a threat to children's health. Girls and women face additional risks, as they often perform the task of collecting water for their families in dangerous situations.

UNICEF programmes in the WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) sectors are carried out in more than 100 countries covering the drilling of wells and planning with the local community to ensure safe and clean water and have given families in more isolated areas access to drinking water. The “WASH in Schools” (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Schools) programme has provided drinking water, sanitation and hygiene facilities, enabling better living conditions for students from all over in the world.

This donation from EPAL, in addition to providing water that meets consumption and hygiene needs, contributes to children not having to travel to collect water and allowing them to go to school, thus also supporting the fulfilment of the Sustainable Development Goals in different ways for a better world.

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