United States & India: WaterHealth awarded Unilever Global Development Award

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WaterHealth International, a US-based company with operating headquarters in Hyderabad (India), has been awarded the Unilever Global Development Award, for its endeavours in providing clean, safe and affordable drinking water to the underserved and marginalised communities in India, Ghana and Nigeria. Vikas Shah, Chief Operating Officer, WaterHealth International said: “The problem of unsafe drinking water is quite grave in many developing countries and this award reaffirms our commitment to expand our footprint and provide access to potable and safe drinking water to over 100 million people by 2020, especially the marginalised communities.” WaterHealth International started operations in India in 2006 with a vision to provide safe, scalable and affordable drinking water to the underserved communities across the country. It has successfully launched over 500 Water Health Centres across India.