MONTSERRADO COUNTY,LIBERIA- The Liberia WASH Consortium (LWC), under Irish Aid Nutrition and water, sanitation and hygiene project, has ended a two-day Training of Trainers workshop for hand pumps mechanics in Todee District in rural Montserrado County.
The training focused on Afridev hand pumps dismantling and assembling on a well and community hand pumps care takers, construction of latrines slabs demos.
Welcoming LWC members and participants to the event, Nyen Administrative District Superintendent, John Tucker, praised the consortium for initiating its WASH and Nutrition project in his district.
Mr. Tucker assured the consortium of his willingness to work with the body for the success of the project.
“The project has restored the dignity of my people and has created the awareness of the importance of nutrition”, Tucker said.
WaterAid Communication and Advocacy Manager, Zayzay Kolubah, informed participants about the purpose of the consortium and the project, adding that:” The consortium wants to ensure the project is implemented robustly, and its objectives met.”
Also speaking, the lead facilitator of the event, George Yarngo, encouraged consortium members to involve community members in the process of the implementation.
“With the full participation of beneficiaries, the project will achieve its ended purpose” Yarngo disclosed.
He encouraged consortium members to always share ideas on Irish Aid project implementation.
Concern and Action against Hunger made the presentation on their respective programs in the district.
At the end workshop, a field trip was conducted to access some hand pumps that were malfunctioning in a nearby community.
Parts of the malfunctioning hand pumps were replaced, making it functional.
The Liberia WASH Consortium is a conglomeration of three International Organizations implementing Irish Aid WASH and Nutrition Programs in Todee District, in rural Montserrado and Grand Bassa Counties.