Coca-Cola Bolstering Africa’s Resilience and Replenish Africa Initiative Programs say more than six million Africans are expected to be reached with access to safe drinking water, sanitation and hygiene by 2020.
According to a release, the program is reaching the most isolated and Ebola damaged communities in the countries with a holistic approach to development. It says, WASH Entrepreneurs Learning and Livelihoods (WELL) project has provided business and technical trainings for 114 WASH Entrepreneurs who are serving as natural leaders under the community-led total sanitation project implemented by several non-governmental organizations, including Global Communities. The release further said the WELL project is rehabilitating existing water points and installing new hand pumps, couple with water management strategies. It maintained that the project will also include school hygiene, sanitation and health promotion through basic WASH education and the provision of sanitation products. The release noted that people in 570 open defecation free communities and three schools in Bong, Lofa and Nimba counties are being reached with access to clean water and improved sanitation products and services.