WOFAN commences World Environment Day, in training 200 youths in transforming waste polythene bags in making interlocks

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WOFAN commences World Environment Day, in training 200 youths in transforming waste polythene bags in making interlocks

In preparation to marking the World Environment day, the women Farmers Advancement Network- WOFAN commences 1st phase training of a total of 200 youths from 4 LGAs of Kano in using locally fabricated equipment to produce Interlock from waste water bags and other plastic wastes 

in its effort to promoting eco-friendly environment, conservation and bio-diversity in its waste to wealth project intervention..

According to the ED of WOFAN,Hajia Salamatu Garba, the 200 males youths between the ages of 18years to 35 years are a combination of fabricators, generator mechanics, masons and physically challenged youths who will eventually be equipped in their various vocations to train and mentor 5 youths each, thereby reaching out to 1000 beneficiaries eventually.

WOFAN partnered with a youth- led innovation agri -nutri team the Sonvisage Nigeria Ltd , who introduced the use of simple available waste materials for the fabrications of the equipment used as well as incorporating the use of waste water polythene bags as key components in moulding various shapes and colours of interlock.
The CEO Of SONVISAGE , Dr Nathniel George informed the participants of the relevance of the initiative targeted towards marking the world Environment day, which will provide a source of income, recycle plastic and metallic wastes as well as preserve the environment by reducing the quantity of littered polythene bags that block our canals and undegradable thereby causing flooding and posinous emissions to the environment.

The ED WOFAN, Hajia Salamatu Garba confirms that this project will rollover to many more LGAs if ample support is given from interested partners of same mission and vision in saving the environment.

The beneficiaries are expected to generate income and scale up the initiative through an expanded support project after the initial pilot phase.
According to Garba, ‘this is just a pilot phase and hoping to go into partnership with interested private, philanthropic and public sectors to provide job opportunities to our teeming youths

World Environmental day: WOFAN train youths on interlock production

World Environmental day: WOFAN train youths on interlock production

World Environmental day: WOFAN train youths on interlock production

World Environmental day: WOFAN train youths on interlock production

World Environmental day: WOFAN train youths on interlock production

World Environmental day: WOFAN train youths on interlock production

World Environmental day: WOFAN train youths on interlock production

World Environmental day: WOFAN train youths on interlock production

World Environmental day: WOFAN train youths on interlock production

World Environmental day: WOFAN train youths on interlock production

World Environmental day: WOFAN train youths on interlock production

World Environmental day: WOFAN train youths on interlock production

World Environmental day: WOFAN train youths on interlock production

World Environmental day: WOFAN train youths on interlock production

World Environmental day: WOFAN train youths on interlock production

 

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