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Tea agency donates to tanks to hospitals, schools

27 March 2016, 19:26

Nairobi - The Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) has donated 62 water tanks worth KES.5,377,141 to schools and health facilities in tea growing regions.

The project was initiated the KTDA Foundation together with Taylors of Harrogate organisation.

KTDA Chief Executive Officer, Lerionka Tiampati said that improving the livelihoods of small scale tea growers is a key objective for KTDA and through the Foundation many initiatives have been launched to address health and environmental needs for the farmers.

The tanks will be donated to 47 primary and secondary schools and five health centres around the catchment areas and will benefit more than 40,000 pupils.

Tiampati said KTDA is collaborating with various stakeholders and key partners to achieve these objectives adding that the water tank project will have a positive impact the lives of recipient communities.

Taylors of Harrogate is currently supporting the Foundation by sponsoring 30 needy but bright students from tea growing areas to advance their studies in high school.

The organisation has also established tree nurseries in Nyansiongo, Momul and Tegat Tea Factories; as well as partly sponsoring the construction of a dispensary near Kionyo Tea Factory.

In Kionyo, 12 schools are earmarked for the donation, five in Kapkoros, 17 in Imenti and 13 in Ngere.

The water tanks have a capacity of between 8,000 liters and 10,000 liters.

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