WATER HYACINTH RECYCLING INITIATIVE

30 Mar by Usman Kasim

WATER HYACINTH RECYCLING INITIATIVE

On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019, Lagos State Waterways Authority LASWA, inconjunction with a Lagos based social enterprise MITIMETH, organized the 3rd edition of the Water Hyacinth Recycling Initiative.

 A 100 rural women were trained on the economic benefits of turing water hyacinth into wealth. Women from coastal areas of Ikorodu and Lagos Island were equipped with the requisite skills to transform the weed into valuable handcrafted materials such as bags, handbasket, mats, furniture, and textile decorations.

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