To commemorate the day Maji will be unveiling a new limited edition white bottle as well as a collaborative Simply SEA hat featuring a Maji logo. With these new products, we hope to spread the word not only about Maji, but World Water Day.
UGBC, the Undergraduate Government of Boston College has purchased 85 bottles and will be distributing them to help promote sustainability on the Boston College campus.
The day isn’t about Boston College though; it’s about the worldwide water crisis. We’re proud to say that our message has been spread to over 10 college campuses and to supporters around the country. Thanks to all who have supported and will continue to support us. Drink Different.
The very first of these unexpected encounters was with Allie Ware, a student from my hometown of Milton, GA who currently attends the University of Richmond. Allie spent the past summer in Tanzania, spending time with the local Maasai people before embarking on a trek to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro. During her time there, Allie experienced first-hand the struggle the local people faced in obtaining clean drinking water. She told me stories of children tugging at her water bottle, begging “Maji, Maji.” For Allie, the water crisis isn’t some far away problem. She’s seen it. She’s lived it.
So when Allie saw our video, she immediately contacted me to learn more. Within minutes, I knew she had to be a part of our team. Allie is now the pioneer of the Maji brand at the University of Richmond as a member of our Social Entrepreneurship program, and her first-hand experiences with the water crisis shines through in all of her work with Maji Bottles. Allie has a burning passion to do good in the world. Selling water bottles is just a front for Allie’s real mission: to give clean Maji to those those Maasai children.
To read more about Allie’s incredible story, check out this article from the University of Richmond newspaper.
To learn more about how you can become a member of our Social Entrepreneurship Program, shoot us an email at email@example.com.
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