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General News of Friday, 27 March 2020

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People and Places: Time with the real Veronica behind the Veronica Buckets


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She has come to be known widely as the inventor of the Veronica buckets, an initiative that has today, more than ever, become very useful for many.

Health facilities, lorry stations, private and government institutions, even banking halls, have adopted the use of the veronica buckets as a safety mechanism for their patients and clients, since the importation of the coronavirus into Ghana.

As far back as the 90’s, Mrs. Veronica Bekoe thought of a way to help provide a more hygienic solution for her colleague scientists who were frequently using their hands but barely had clean running water for their hands.

Her motive, to bring relief, and to be part of problem-solving. Little did she know it will be soon picked up by others and made use of.

Today, her simple but ingenious invention is doing the world a great service, and saving many lives.

She tells Ghanaweb’s team all about her life, inspiration and the Veronica Buckets in this edition of People and Places.

The FULL INTERVIEW airs on Saturday, March 28, 2020.

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