Nestlé Nigeria Plc says it will launch Water Education for Teachers (WET) project in Nigeria on October 30 in Lagos to underscore the importance of water to human sustenance.

Dr Samuel Adenekan, the Corporate Communications and Public Affairs Manager of the company, stated this in a statement issued on Monday.

According to the statement, the project is aimed at promoting awareness, knowledge and stewardship of water resource through teaching aids.

“The Project WET is a collection of innovative water-related activities that are easy to use, focusing on peoples’ relationship with water throughout their lives.

“The launching will be heralded by a `Train-the-trainer workshop’ under the theme: Water Conservation and Healthy Hydration’,’’ Adenekan said.
He said that the Senior Vice President of Project WET, Mr John Etgen, of the U.S. would facilitate the workshop.

“As the leading nutrition and health company in Nigeria, Nestlé has developed an outstanding expertise in water over the years,’’ he said.

He added that the workshop would provide educators with a large selection of creative teaching strategies.

According to him, Project WET is the result of more than 25 years of experience in water resources education by dedicated and creative educators

About 40 teachers from 20 schools drawn from five educational districts of the state will attend the event.

Also to attend are officials of the State Universal Basic Education Board and education secretaries of the Local Government Education Authority. (NAN)

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