‘NEGALITRES FOR SCHOOLS’ River and Water Education Programme at SJK(C) Kong Min Cawangan Kedua – 3 August 2022

3 August 2022: Water Watch Penang (WWP) has successfully organized the ‘Negalitres for Schools’ water education initiative in SJK(C) Kong Min Cawangan Kedua. More than 300 students and teachers in total participated in this water education talk of the programme.

Dr. Hong Chern Wern, the Executive Manager of Water Watch Penang, kicked off the water education discussion with an introduction, history and activities of WWP. Hanson Yeoh, the aquatic science intern, facilitated the rest of the topic, which included global and local water challenges as well as water conservation strategies.

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‘NEGALITRES FOR SCHOOLS’ River and Water Education Programme at SJK(C) Chung Hwa Confucian A & B – 2 August 2022

2 August 2022: On and on, another water education talk under the program “Negalitres for Schools” by Water Watch Penang (WWP) was successfully conducted with the students from SJK(C) Chung Hwa Confucian A and B. A total of 72 students, the majority of whom are in Standard 4, as well as a good number of morning session teachers, participated.

Dr. Hong Chern Wern, commenced the session by presenting a brief history and background of WWP as a significant introduction to the water education discussion. Then, the WWP’s intern, Hanson Yeoh, trained and delivered the sessions on global water challenges and various water-saving techniques as well as daily water consumption calculations using water bills.

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‘NEGALITRES FOR SCHOOLS’ River and Water Education Programme at SMJK Convent Datuk Keramat – 1 August 2022

1 August 2022: Another water education program, ‘Negalitres for Schools,’ was hosted by Water Watch Penang (WWP) in the assembly hall of SMJK Convent Datuk Keramat with the participation of 237 students from Form 1 and Form 2, and a total of 16 teachers.

The kickoff of the water education talk was started by Dr. Hong Chern Wern, with the introduction and history of WWP. The rest of the content, including the global and local water issues and water conservation methods, was presented by WWP’s aquatic science intern, Hanson Yeoh.

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‘NEGALITRES FOR SCHOOLS’ River and Water Education Programme at SJK(C) Wen Khai – 29 July 2022

29 July 2022: Water Watch Penang has successfully coordinated a water education program, namely ‘Negalitres for Schools’ at SJK(C) Wen Khai, Bayan Lepas. This primary school is also on the list of Intel Penang-approved schools.

The program involved a considerable number of students and teachers, 450 students, ranging from Standard 1 to Standard 6, and 31 teachers. Dr. Hong Chern Wern was the head facilitator of the program, assisted by an aquatic science intern, Hanson Yeoh, who was currently undergoing facilitator training.

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MBSP – ‘NEGALITRES FOR SCHOOLS’ River and Water Education Programme at SMK Berapit – 27 July 2022

27 July 2022: Water Watch Penang (WWP) managed to run an educational talk with regard to the programme ‘Negalitres for Schools’ for the students in SMK Berapit, Bukit Mertajam. This programme is a co-organized programme between Seberang Perai City Council (MBSP) and WWP for the Negalitres for Schools Programme.

The programme involved 30 students, mainly Form 4 and Form 5 students, with two teachers from SMK Berapit. The programme was led by the facilitator, Dr. Hong Chern Wern from Water Watch Penang, with his intern, Hanson providing assistance and learning to be a facilitator. In addition, Ms. Fatin Habsah Binti Ahmad, the Senior Assistant Environmental Health Officer of MBSP, attended the talk as well to see how WWP nourished future leaders regarding the importance of water conservation.

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