Making it RAIN in Africa Saves Lives

Making it RAIN in Africa Saves Lives

by Kelly Eisenhardt
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Dr. Susan Mboya, President of The Coca-Cola Africa Fdn, shares how RAIN addresses diverse #WASH needs

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Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 12:30pm


The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation and its partners are working with local African governments, NGOs, water service providers and communities to build infrastructure that supplies clean drinking water and sanitation facilities across Africa. These efforts will help to minimize the spread of disease and empower local communities with educational opportunities and economic prosperity.

Dr. Susan Mboya is the President of The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation and the Group Director of the Eurasia Africa Group (EAG) for women’s economic empowerment at The Coca-Cola Company. She leads the Group’s deployment of the 5by20 initiative, a global Commitment by Coca-Cola to economically empower 5 million women by the year 2020. Susan is responsible for the development of strategic plans and initiatives in the 90+ countries that make up the EAG. Susan has raised over $116 million in funding towards the 5by20 initiative to date and is working with international partners including USAID, DFID, TechnoServe, MercyCorps and the IFC. She is also the First Lady of Nairobi County, in Kenya.

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Kelly Eisenhardt is Co-Founder and Managing Director at BlueCircle Advisors, an environmental compliance and sustainability consulting and training firm based in Massachusetts (  In her role at BlueCircle Advisors, she is responsible for providing business intelligence, strategy and implementation of environmental, social and governance (ESG) risk programs.  Her experience aligns well with her client’s needs for technology, compliance, and sustainability expertise by helping companies create and manage their corporate environmental and social responsibility programs. She specializes in strategy, planning, and reporting for Conflict Minerals, RoHS, and REACH. She is also a member of the Corporate Responsibility Association and participates in the Ratings and Rankings, as well as Responsible Supply Chain committees.