The “Conseil du Coton et de l’Anacarde” proceeded this Wednesday, May 19, 2021, to the official handing-over of solar energy hydraulic pumps in the village of LELOUROUKAHA, KORHOGO. A ceremony chaired by the DG of the council of cotton and cashew, Adama Coulibaly.
This ceremony was celebrated in the presence of local authorities and actors. The event began with speeches by various authorities.
The problem in rural areas is the lack of water and energy infrastructure. Estia Synergie (BSI Group), by building a solar powered water pumping and treatment solution with Sotrad Water, technical partner, gives the villages a complete autonomy in drinking water.
Water is life, they say. In order to improve the living conditions of Ivorians in rural areas that work with cotton and cashew nuts, the “Conseil du Coton et de l’Anacarde” and the Ministry of Agriculture have called on Estia Synergie (BSI Group) to provide a solution that will give easy and rapid access to drinking water for more than 200,000 citizens.
In his speech, Adama Coulibaly, Director General of the Conseil du Coton et de l’Anacarde first of all said that the presence of all of them testifies to the commitment of the highest authorities to provide quality water to the populations.
He continued with a series of thanks especially to the DG of Estia Synegie, BSI Group, as well as to the DG of Sotrad Water and the whole team. He also underlined the importance of Estia Synegie in the field of Hydraulics, but also in its trainings which brings a lot to the population.
The station of LELOUROUKAHA is part of the 152 pumps of the project of the Council of cotton and cashew nut installed by Estia Synergy.
As soon as the speeches were over, the authorities went to the pump to unveil it.
Each of them moved to the pump to taste the water whose quality was noted by the prefect of the region who said that “this water is one of the purest in the region.
A woman gave a moving testimony on the perilous adventures of searching for water in the past, without forgetting her joy of having it right at hand. All the speakers emphasized the good management of the jewel.
The president, representing the population Soro Yacouba thanked Estia Synergie on behalf of the population for the quality of the construction.
“Water is precious, let’s not pollute it. A right for all”.
Concluded the Director of the Cotton and Cashew Board.
Marie Gracias Tete Hodonou