The Waste to Value project recently held a Workplace Safety, First Aid and Hygiene training to informal waste pickers at Saysettha district, Vientiane capital, on December 21st, 2022. The training was developed and conducted by Industek in close collaboration with the Waste to Value project. Industek, co. Ltd., is a leading expert on workplace safety in Lao PDR. In attendance were representatives from PoNRE, DoNRE Saysettha, Swisscontact staff and most importantly, 23 waste pickers.
The Waste to Value project is part of the Swisscontact Development Programme, which is co-financed by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs FDFA and other donors.