Murang’a Water and Sanitation Company limited provides unequaled water and sanitation services to her consumers while maintaining safety against any contamination, reliability and sustainability while establishing water and sanitation infrastructural layout, recognizing that environmental impact reduction and environmental conservation are crucial running priorities in order to achieve universal and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water for all by 2030.
Our Corporate social responsibility is driven by the awareness of the need to substantially increase water-use efficiency across all sectors and ensure sustainable withdrawals and supply of freshwater to address water scarcity ,substantially reduce the number of people suffering from water scarcity and improve water quality by reducing pollution, advocating against dumping and release of hazardous chemicals and materials, ensuring total management and treatment of sewerage in our area of operation and globally through sanitation advocacy campaigns.
In view of the above ,We have rolled out elaborate ,coordinated environmental conservation programs aimed at achieving a minimum of 10% plant cover in our region which is a national target as well as averting harsh climatic conditions which if successful will ensure sustainability in provision of water to Kenyans. Indeed, we have partnered with government agencies like the Ministry of water and sanitation, the Water Services Providers Association (WASPA), Kenya Forest Service, the National Environment Management Murang’a and other public and private institutions in planting over six million trees nationally over a period of eight months. We have as well established a tree nursery where we are currently nurturing over 10 million seedlings which will be distributed to Farmers locally in order to enhance sustainability of the program me.
Early last year, we offered full sponsorship of high school education to three needy students within our area of supply that had excelled academically. The students who benefitted from full payment of their fees had attained over 370 marks. We continue monitoring their performance in order to enhance their resolute vision towards their academic and intellectual excellence. In the same year, in conjunction with other water companies in Murang’a County, we initiated a water harvesting and conservation program that aimed at enlightening water consumers on rainfall and environment conservation. The program aims at benefiting 500 pro -poor households with water tanks and gutters installation.
We endeavor continuing to strengthen our corporate governance structure with the aim of enhancing management transparency and monitoring. Furthermore, we will strive to increase our corporate value through compliance with all laws, regulations and rules governing our corporate activities and by establishing and operating a risk management system for managing various types of risks and stabilizing our mandate.
We are aware that Corporate responsibility starts with a belief that what you do is important to society. This belief is at the heart of our company.