As Embu water & Sanitation Company limited we understand that we have a responsibility to our society and we have made Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) an integral part of our business culture. To underline our deep commitment to making a difference in people’s lives, we are guided by an existing policy and EWASCO commits a substantial budgetary allocation each year to CSR initiatives. EWASCO CSR efforts focuses on the following five key areas
In 2018, the company rolled out a campaign with a target to plant and sustain over a thousand trees all over Embu. This is part of our contribution to national development and improving the wellbeing of the communities where we do business. Our efforts aim to increase Kenya’s forest cover to the desirable standards and protect the environment for present and future generations.
HEALTH AND EDUCATION
Embu Water & Sanitation Company has been keen in its efforts to reach out to the sick and underprivileged members of the society and so we are working to complement the efforts of the government in provision of better healthcare. The Company offers long term solutions to health care all over the county through donation of health equipments such as wheel chairs , clothing to young children from institutions such as prisons, donating sanitary towels just to mention a few. The main aim of these donations is to to promote health to the poor.
Sports activities not only unite people, but also provide an avenue for many to realize their sporting talents. In light of this, EWASCO has been a stakeholder to sports and sporting activities. Other beneficiaries of sports sponsorship include; Embu 7’s where the company provided clean drinking water to the twenty four teams from several counties. EWASCO will participate in this year’s WASCO which will be held in Nyeri end of August 2018. EWASCO sports brings service water providers together and enhance their well being through sports. This interactions foster close working relationships among water service providers and help staff improve in a number of areas among them physical fitness
As a way of reaching out to the less fortunate members of our society, EWASCO undertakes a number of initiatives aimed at improving the living standards of these members. In 2018 it made donations of basic amenities ie food stuffs to a Muslim community during IDUL FITRI.