EBARA Pumps Europe sponsors water project in Kenya

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EBARA Pumps Europe S.p.A. (EPE), an overseas group company of EBARA CORPORATION (EBARA), agreed the sponsorship with Boreal Light GmbH (Boreal Light) to supply clean and safe drinking water in Kenya through WaterKiosk®, which is developed by Boreal Light and operated by WaterKiosk Ltd.

In accordance with EBARA’s long term “E-Vision 2030”, the Company will contribute to create a world with ample food and water, especially in the countries that will experience population increase and economic development. We aim to providing water to 6 hundred million people in the world. Supporting Boreal Light to supply water in Kenya, we will accumulate knowledge on water supply business in Africa.

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Boreal Light is a Berlin based company specialized on renewable energy solution for water treatment facilities. The company designs and manufactures affordable solar water desalination systems for off-grid communities around the globe. Systems manufactured by Boreal Light are capable of delivering high quality hygiene drinking, irrigation, fish farm and sanitation water from any kind of high saline and polluted water resources. EPE sponsors Boreal Light to set up solar water desalination facility including EPE’s pumps in Kenya starting on July 12. The project has the aim to supply clean and safe drinking water to a school for disable children and to the local communities, located in Machakos, a town not so far from Nairobi.

Since the foundation in 1912, we have contributed to solving social issues with our businesses. EBARA will identify needs of each country and provide products and services from a market-in approach.

The EBARA Group aims to contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by addressing material issues identified in its long-term vision and executing the medium-term management plan to increase corporate value.