Nestlé Pakistan Donates 80,000 Liters of Water During Heatwave
Amidst an extreme heat wave in southern Pakistan, Nestlé Pakistan donated 80,000 liters (21K gallons) of Nestlé Pure Life to the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA). With peak temperatures reaching 45ºC (113ºF), the heatwave is responsible for over 1,000 fatalities during the past week.The NDMA and local NGO’s in Pakistan have been very grateful for the support provided by Nestlé during this crisis.
NDMA in collaboration with Pakistan Rangers and Army set up various relief camps with doctors and paramedical staff across the city to provide patients with medical facilities including distribution of mineral water, juices, ice cubes, towels to various government and private hospitals in the metropolis.
The company committed to donating water as soon as we contacted them. It is good to see that the spirit of giving is alive. Maj General Asghar Nawaz Chairman NDMA
Sindh Rangers spokesperson also highlighted its association with Nestle Pakistan, which enabled the institution treat around twenty five hundred patients at its relief camps. Praising Nestle’s efforts the spokesperson said:
"Rangers in collaborations with Nestle Pakistan distributed more than 55 thousand bottles of mineral water to heat stroke patients admitted in various government and private hospitals of the city."
Abdul Sattar Edhi Foundation would like to thank from the bottom of our hearts to Nestle Pakistan and the staff who has provided water in this on-going horrible situation in the city. Muhammad Saad Edhi
In addition to this Nestle also partnered with our stakeholders from reputable NGOs, Edhi and Aman Foundation by donating 7500 litres of water who were grateful of this teamwork and look forward to work together in future.
Furthermore, Dr. Saadia Qureshi, CEO of Aman Health added:
"We would like to thank Nestle Pakistan for extending its support for our relief efforts. We look forward to work with Nestle on potential areas of collaboration to support the underserved communities."