Project Maji Foundation, a nonprofit making institution has pledged to increase access to portable drinking water to. One million people by 2025.
The project targets rural communities with no access to portable drinking water.
Addressing press men in Accra on Tuesday, the founder and chief executive officer of the foundation, Mr. Sunil Lalvani indicated that the project has become necessary to help save the lives of the less privileged communities in Ghana and Africa as a whole.
Mr. Lalvani stated that the project targets one million people by the end of 2025.
He revealed that there are 100 million people around the globe in need of portable drinking water, 30 million of which come from the sub Sahara Africa.
The project according to Mr. Lalvani has its ninth site opened in Ghana this week to add access to sustainable drinking water to 15,000 Ghanaians.
Project Maji designed and developed a first of its kind solar powered water kiosk pumping system which is ideally suited for deployment in rural communities and is designed to work reliably with almost no maintenance in the harshest environments and minimal damage to the ecosystem.
By: Iddrissu A. Jara