WfW Zambia made a significant impact at the Zambia Water Forum and Exhibition (ZAWAFE) held in Lusaka from 12th to 14th June. The event was a great chance for us to showcase our commitment to driving sustainable water access and skills development in Zambia.
We hosted insightful breakaway sessions Kameya Kashweka, WfW Programme Manager WASH Systems and Michelo Mwiya, WfW Skills Development Officer. Kameya delivered a session with Warren Habeenzu from Southern Water & Sanitation Company (SWSC) entitled "Mind the Gap: Planning for Sustainable Water Access for Growth Centres," highlighting the pivotal role of strategic planning in ensuring long-term water availability. Michelo's session, titled "Challenges of VET in Zambia and Implications on the Water Industry", shed light on the significance of vocational education and its impact on the WASH sector.
Promoting Sustainability and Collaboration
Visitors had the opportunity of engaging with our team members at the WfW exhibition booth, where we organised a Water Quiz offering participants the chance to win Yakoko soaps, proudly manufactured by WfW in Maputo, Mozambique. We provided invaluable insights into the organisation's endeavours in driving skills development, enhancing water access in Zambia and our commitment to sustainability. Distinguished figures, including Hon. Mike Mposha, the Minister of the Ministry of Water Development and Sanitation, and Eng. Joe Kalusa, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Water Development and Sanitation, also had the opportunity to interact with the WfW team.
We would like to thank everyone for the positive response at ZAWAFE. We look forward to continuing our journey, enabling positive change and further strengthening our influence in the water sector.