Manila Water Foundation marks over a decade of leading events to celebrate Global Handwashing Day (GHD) by being a co-presenter of the City Government of Pasig recently celebrated its 450th anniversary.
The recognition came as a result of a poll conducted by Asiamoney, a leading financial publication covering Asian banking and financial markets, participated by more than 1,000 fund managers, research analysts and bankers in Asia.
The rainy season poses a lot of challenges in supplying safe and potable water, and one of the major concerns is turbidity. Despite the expected high incidence of water turbidity at source due to the rains, Manila Water assures its 7.6 million customers that the water they will receive remains clean and safe.
Manila Water continues to bring essential sanitation services to its customers in the East Zone highlighted by monthly desludging caravan which offers household septic tank siphoning at no additional cost.
Manila Water Foundation (MWF) and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) signed a Memorandum of Understanding for an important partnership for the Filipino children. On September 14, MWF President and Manila Water CEO and President Jocot de Dios and DSWD Secretary Rex Gatchalian formalized the start of the synergy of support to highlight the importance of water access, sanitation and hygiene in communities to prevent stunting among children: an irreversible condition which affects not just physical growth but cognition and brain development. In the same event, DSWD signed an MOU with Gawad Kalinga to tap their communities of volunteers.