Finlay Partner With Kericho County to Provide Clean Water to Residents

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In a bid to provide clean and safe water for communities in Kericho, James Finlay Kenya, Ministry of Energy and County Government of Kericho have commissioned a new borehole in the area.

The new Simchorwa borehole will benefit approximately 3,000 people from the county; including several schools and dispensaries.

The borehole offers 16 cubic litres daily supply of water for the communities of Lemotit, Kipkelion West Constituency.

Cabinet Secretary for Energy Hon. Charles Keter washes his hands during the official commissioning of the new Simchorwa borehole in Kipkelion, Kericho County. Looking on is  James Finlay Kenya Corporate Affairs Manager Sammy Kirui and Kipkelion West MP Hon. Hillary Kosgei. 

According to James Finlay Kenya, the borehole project is part of the bigger sustainability agenda.

One of the key targets that they have set to achieve by 2022 in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is to reduce agrochemical usage by 50% and reduce year on year our environmental impact throughout their operations. 

James Finlay says its believes in making a positive impact in the communities within which it operates

(L-R) James Finlay Kenya Corporate Affairs Manager Sammy Kirui hands over the new Simchorwa Borehole project to Lemotit Community Elders Chairman Elisha Mursi. Looking on Cabinet Secretary for Energy Hon. Charles Keter and Finlays Charitable Trust  trustee Mrs. Janet Ruto

 James Finlay Kenya has also built 5 Day care centres, 37 ECD Centres (800 pupils),12 Primary Schools, 2 Secondary schools (Marinyn & Chemasingi) and has sponsored other schools in Kericho including Moi Tea Girls Secondary, Kericho Tea Boys Secondary and Kericho Primary School.

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