On February 5, Francisco Villela of ADEC, Scott Kelly and Patrick Davis of Professional Training Team (VTT) of Global Grant # 25815, sponsored by: Rotary Foundation (TRF), District 6970, the Rotary Club of South Jacksonville (D-6970), Fort Mill Rotary Club (D-7750) and the Rotary Club of Copán Ruinas (D-4250), gave a training for the Water Board of the community of Santa Cruz / San Manuel Colohete, about the importance a good admnistration, execution of operation and maintenance plans, tariff and chlorination. The Circuit Rider Hernán Martínez in Gracias will assist the Water Board with these topics to assure the water system will be self-sustaining.
On 4 and 7 February, Vocational Training Team (VTT) of the Global Grant # 25815 sponsored by: Rotary Foundation (TRF),D-6970, Rotary Club of South Jacksonville (D-6970), Fort Mill Rotary Club (D-7750) and the Rotary Club of Copan Ruins (D-4250), Mr. Richard Walker gave training to technical of ADEC in communities of Gracias and Marcala respectively about laboratory analysis that are due to perform at drinking water, VTT donated a portable laboratory to the office of ADEC on Gracias, it wich will provide bacteriological analysis service which will benefit more than 30 water boards distributed in the municipalities of Belen, San Sebastian and San Manuel Colohete, department of Lempira, also they imrroved with new equipment at Laboratory of ADEC in Marcala, which will improve service that currently provides technical assistance to 130 water boards distributed in the municipalities of Marcala, Chinacla, San Jose, Yarula, Santa Elena, Opatoro, Cabañas , and Santa Ana, department of La Paz.
On February 5, Oneida Lara of ADEC and Vocational Training Team (VTT) of the Global Grant # 25815 , sponsored by: Rotary Foundation (TRF), Rotary Club of South Jacksonville (D-6970), Fort Mill Rotary Club (D-7750) and the Rotary Club of Copan Ruins (D-4250), led by Rotarian James Chansler gave two trainings in Good Hygiene Habits in schools in the communities of Santa Cruz and San Manuel Colohete in the department of Lempira, gathering approximately 45 people between mothers and children in every school, they explained how to wash hands properly, the importance of hygiene in the home and personal hygiene, how to avoid diseases by drinking water quality. ADEC and VTT group, gift to children grooming a kit, consisting of a towel, soap, toothpaste and toothbrushes and comb. Also, they gave two microscopes in schools, donated by Esperanza Middle School (Maryland) through the Rotary Club Steve King St. Marys County (D-7620).