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[GSEF2016]: Water purification for women & youth empowerment and for the prevention of diseases

Category: 
Africa
Local Government
Class: 
Youth / Education
Environment / Food
Public Policy / Legal Framework
Social Service / Employment

Presented at: GSEF2016 Montreal

Organisation: Koidu New Sembehun City Council (Government and public agencies)

Date: September 8, 2016

PresenterMr. Emerson Lamina (Mayor)

Contactsmayorkoiducity@yahoo.com

Summary

This initiative aims to alleviate poverty through the provision of job opportunities for youth and vulnerable women while preventing diseases caused by the drinking of contaminated water. By engaging women and youth in the water purification process and in the production for local consumption and for sale on the market of clean water, the initiative contributes to healthy and safe communities within and around the city.