Friendly Water trains 50 volunteers

An International Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Friendly Water for the World, has ended a week-long intensive training for at least 50 volunteers representing several local-based organizations in Montserrado County.


The training workshop was held at the edifice of the Peaceful Lutheran Church situated in Du-Port Road in Paynesville, outside Monrovia. The exercise, according to international facilitator Ken Malloch, is aimed at helping people globally to sustain clean and safe water through the use of a new technology called Bio Sand Filter.

Facilitators at the workshop note that the Bio Sand Filter mythologies are produced through concrete mixture and available materials like cement to help avoid water borne diseases.

According to them, they are helping people through the provision of information and knowledge-sharing, health and sanitation, community-building, peacemaking, sustainability, training, and sustainability.

Also speaking, a representative of Camp for Peace Liberia Mr. Philip S. Quoigui, said that his group is pleased with the training of Liberians in safe water processing at the time when there is report of an outbreak of waterborne disease in parts of Margibi County.

He challenged the participants to spread the information and skills acquired to other parts of the country and help people to have clean and safe water through the usage of the Bio Sand Filter process.

One of the participants, Kelvin S. Fomba, expressed appreciation for the training, which he says, has given them a wider understanding.

By Emmanuel Mondaye-Editing by Jonathan Browne

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