WAF to WAFA

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Photo: Wikipedia-Air Pollution

Many people and many ideas were introduced at the wonderful 2015 WAF Awards ceremony in Kuala Lumpur. But the main focus of the whole event was to continue the momentum of positive change in solving the major environmental issues around the world.  The three finalists in the ceremony finished with an equal win, a three-way tie, for their efforts in changing the lives of people in the world who were battling issues of contaminated drinking water, having no sanitary facilities, and changing parched lands into rich vegetation-filled waterways and pools.  ENPHO from Nepal developed low-cost bio-sand water filters that would last from 15-20 years that they delivered to rural areas.  SOIL created low-cost composting toilets, safely providing an effective way to turn human waste into usable compost.  Turenscape created beautiful wetland parks from areas that were previously considered barren, soil-contaminated areas.

Positive change . . . keep the momentum going.  The distinguished Prem Rawat, ambassador of peace, spoke about . . . (read more).