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2014-10-15 12:24:10

Program's first stop in Kenya targets over 125,000 school children to receive more than 23 million liters of safe water a year KAKAMEGA, Kenya, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vestergaard, a global company dedicated to improving the health of disadvantaged people, launched its LifeStraw® Follow the Liters program in Kenya this month. As part of this program, high-volume LifeStraw® Community water purifiers have been distributed to provide more than 23 million liters of safe water a...

2013-01-30 23:00:16

CELF & Vestergaard Frandsen Partner in Sustainability Education Program New York, New York (PRWEB) January 30, 2013 The Children´s Environmental Literacy Foundation (CELF) (http://www.celfeducation.org) has partnered with Vestergaard Frandsen (VF) to launch the “LifeStraw® “100 Schools” Water Campaign. CELF is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated to making sustainability education an integral part of every school´s curricula and culture....

2012-07-20 23:03:16

One Stop Green now carries the LifeStraw, a revolutionary personal water filter that allows anyone to drink water from nearly any water source. The LifeStraw is ideal for homeowners during emergencies, including contaminated drinking water, as well as travelers and hikers who might need to drink from rivers or lakes. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) July 20, 2012 One Stop Green now carries the LifeStraw, a revolutionary personal water filter that allows anyone to drink water from nearly any water...

2011-04-25 15:15:00

KAKAMEGA, Kenya, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Close to one million LifeStraw(®) Family water filters will be donated and installed in households in the Western Province of Kenya beginning on 26 April 2011. The province-wide, door-to-door, free distribution program will last five weeks and will reach about 90 percent of all homes without access to safe municipal water sources. It will provide at least ten years worth of safe drinking water for Kenyan residents and do so...

2009-04-23 18:12:00

World Malaria Day Events Held in Nairobi, London, Washington LAUSANNE, Switzerland, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- To honor the theme for World Malaria Day on 4/25, 'Counting Malaria Out,' Vestergaard Frandsen is stepping up production of its best selling bed net, called PermaNet(R), and introducing a new version that is effective against insecticide resistant mosquitoes. Malaria claims more than one million lives every year, and leaves half of the world's population at risk of contracting the...


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