Despite common thought in his African community, Seth Boateng didn’t believe that all borehole water was clean.

His suspicions were confirmed during a Solar Powered Water Systems (SPWS) course at St. Paul’s Technical School in Kukurantumi, Ghana, where GWC launched a pilot program to provide a pipeline of skilled workers who can operate and maintain solar powered water systems.

Through the high-quality technical and vocational training program, Boateng and 13 others learned how to test and treat water to prevent illness.

“I think this education, when it gets the public, will save a lot of lives,” Boateng said.

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