Salcon Smart Water Programme (SSWP) was successfully organized Salcon in Taman Persekutuan Bukit Kiara, Selangor, on 14th of October 2023. The programme was participated by 70 students and trained by a total of 8 teachers, from 7 different schools, which were SMK Puteri Titiwangsa, SK Wangsa Maju Seksyen 1, SMK(P) Air Panas, SMK Batu Muda, SMK Datok Lokman, SMK Maxwell, and SMK Seri Ampang. The teachers were formerly trained in the Training of Trainers session held on the 15th July 2023.
This programme was aimed at generating ripple effects of skilled and enthusiastic educators in the field of river and water education by training teachers to serve as facilitators in their respective schools.
The third Salcon Smart Water Program of 2022 was held at Bukit Kiara Federal Park on the October 22nd in collaboration with Water Watch Penang (WWP). Along with representatives from Salcon Berhad, Ms. Chern Meng Gaik and Mr. Kong Qi Yan, 38 students, and 2 teachersfrom SMK Lembah Subang attended the river activity.
The purpose of this river activity is to educate and share information with the students about rivers and water on a global, regional, and local level, with a particular emphasis on Selangor. Dr. Hong Chern Wern served as the program’s lead, assisted by facilitators, Ms. Ong Ke Shin, Ms. Adeline Chong, Mr. Ooi Che Khai, Ms. Alicia Khor, and Ms. Janice Yip as facilitator as well as as well as Mr. Gan Vincent who was the official photographer for the event.
25th September 2022: Water Watch Penang was invited by Penang Green Council (PGC) and its programme partner, Majlis Bandaraya Seberang Perai (MBSP), for an exhibition for the community event held at Kampung Permatang Nibong in conjunction with World River Day (every fourth Sunday of September). Audiences primarily locals from Kampung Permatang Nibong, spanning from children to retirees, attended the event.
Global Environment Centre (GEC) runs River Care Programme which works towards protection, restoration and sustainable use of rivers; the MOST IMPORTANT SOURCE of our drinking water!
From 2004 to June 2014, GEC had trained 3000 River Rangers around Malaysia through various projects like the “1 State 1 River” programme, Community Engagement, Environment Education Programmes among schools and Corporate Capacity Building and CSR approach. We crucially need to reach out to more people and spread a greater awareness of our cause.