Objective 6: Environmental sustainability/water/sanitation
SI Penang: Malaysia Project: Winds of Change PFR#42367
This project addressed the needs of a Women’s Welfare Council that assisted unwed mothers, single mothers and underprivileged children.
SI Penang set up an Environment Project Team, which identified that the Women's Welfare Council building, built in The building built in 1980 had poor air ventilation resulting in hot and stagnant air of very poor quality, this issue could create on going health issue for its residents, especially babies and young children. The project team researched and installed installed 10 wind-powered turbine ventilators an energy efficient and effective system. this action has greatly improved the air ventilation.