Members of the Water and Sanitation Management Teams, WSMT have today, the 18th of August 2021, ended a 3-day training on management of water points in their respective communities. The training aimed at building the capacity of participants in carrying out minor repair works on faulty boreholes as well as providing improved service delivery across the various water points within the greater Tamale area.
The training program was organized by the Environmental Health and Sanitation Unit of the Tamale Metropolitan Assembly in partnership with the Catholic Relief Services, CRS under its Urban WASH and Resilience project. The participants, numbering 49, were drawn from 6 communities namely;Tugu, Tugu-yapalsi, Chang-naayili, Futa, Cheko and Dalinbila.
They were also schooled extensively on clearly defined roles as members of WSMT including hygiene and Sanitation, basic home water treatment mechanisms as well as conflict prevention, management and resolution among other thematic areas. In her closing remarks, the Tamale Metropolitan Environmental Health and Sanitation Officer, Hajia Sumaya Alhassan commended the participants for their endurance and sustained attention throughout the 3 days training session. She implored them to apply the skills taught them in the course of service delivery in the catchment area.