Far Eastern University (FEU) unanimously won the Golden Kubeta Awards 2019 (GKA) by topping other colleges and universities through social media votes and bagging the People’s Choice Award.
Other winners includes, Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX) in the Terminals and Stations category, National Museum of Natural History in the Government Offices category, and Xentro Mall Polangui in the Malls and Restaurants category.
Last year, Xentro Mall’s Antipolo wss hailed as the grand winner topping 13 other finalist for the prestigious Golden Kubeta top plum.
Maynilad’s Golden Kubeta Awards primarily aims to create awareness and educate different sectors about proper wastewater management. The award giving body envisions a cleaner, functional, and comfortable public restrooms all over the country.
Maynilad’s Kubeta PH Campaign gave birth to this event, it is an integrated information, education, and communication campaign that focuses on improving wastewater management. It is likewise done in conjunction with World Toilet Day, a United Nations observance day that is meant to spread awareness and prompt action on the global sanitation crisis.
“While serving only the West Zone, we believe it is our duty to help the public understand wastewater management better, in the hopes of spurring positive action that will, ultimately, result in the rehabilitation and preservation of our water bodies,” Maynilad President and CEO Ramoncito S. Fernandez said in his speech during the awards ceremony.
“We hope that all of you here today will also be our partners in spreading the gospel of proper wastewater management. Our collective effort in ensuring that wastewater is properly treated before being discharged to different bodies of water will ensure a better future for the next generation,” he added.