Water Access, Sanitation and Hygiene
Functioning under Danone group Indonesia, as AQUA’s corporate social responsibility, AQUA Lestari aims to create a sustainable business for the company, highlighting the importance of environment as a key for a long and profitable business that benefits all parties. They have four priorities in program;Environment and Water Protection, Green Company, Product Distribution, and Community Involvement and Development.
In Bali, AQUA provides people who live in the rural area of Pelaga Village an easy access to clean water.The water will be transferred from the water source using small pipes to several tanks in the village. Access to safe water and sanitation facilities is a basic need for these people, and AQUA is committed to actively contribute in this field through an ambitious WASH (Water Access, Sanitation and Hygiene) program aiming at improving the health of thousands families in remote villages in Bali.All the projects are community based, meaning that villagers contribute through manpower and land. Water committees are formed and trained to design the facilities, monitor the works, and ensure proper management on long term. Currently, the WASH program has provided benefits to more than 130,000 people in 18 districts in Indonesia and will continue to grow until the future.
PT Tirta Investama – AQUA
Mambal Village, Gumasih, Abiansemal, Badung
Joannes Rhino – Bali Writer