IWINS Holds Workshop on Water and Sanitation Issues in Pasuruan Region
May 12, 2016
Pasuruan (Kabarpas.com) – Initiatives for Watsan Improvement through Networking Support (IWINS) Pasuruan area, held a workshop on Water and Sanitation Issues in Regency and Pasuruan City in Mata Media Massa.
In an event held in one of the cafés and restaurants in the area of Panglima Sudirman (Pangsud) road in Pasuruan, the IWINS present the results of program performance, particularly efforts to increase access to clean water and sanitation for poor people in the local region.
“Sanitation in Pasuruan very alarming. Because of the approximately 1.6 million people, only 40 percent or 200,000 of them do not have latrines for defecation (BAB), “said the Area Manager of USAID-IWINS Pasuruan, M Dardiri, when presenting the result of performance evaluation conducted IWINS in Pasuruan region, Thursday (05/12/2016).
Even so, man was familiarly called Kang Jody confirmed, so far it has been working with Pasuruan regency or municipal government, that in order to overcome these problems, especially for raising public awareness about the importance of sanitation for health.
“We’ve been doing a variety of activities, such as field school is to educate the public to understand the importance of sanitation and clean water is done in various places. In addition, we also build Installing Container Water Treatment Plant (IPAL) Communal at two locations in the Village Kebonagung and Kepel, Pasuruan and IPAL Communal Grati and Pondok Pesantren ngalah Purwosari and boarding school in Sukorejo, “said Kang Jhody front of a number media crews in Pasuruan.
Meanwhile, Head Monev USAID-Iwins Java, Dina Mustikaningrum expressed, the first year it focused on two pillars, combined with the initiation to build a good network with government, private sector and other organizations.
“Since two years ago, we prioritize the work program for clean water and sanitation for the city and district of Pasuruan. IWINS program is in collaboration with the Department of Public Works and taps in accordance with the program the center will be completed by 2019 to come. “He concluded. (ajo/gus).