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Starting off the new year with installed hand pumps in Ghana’s Central Region

Manually drilled borehole completed in Central Region brings potable water to communities.

Some communities in the Asikuma Odobeng Brakwa can now boast of being beneficiaries of manually drilled boreholes as Philip Aratuo, Field Officer in the Central Region, supervises the installation of hand pumps on the facilities. The hand pump installation forms the last phase in borehole construction, after which the facility is handed over by USAID . . . → Read More: Starting off the new year with installed hand pumps in Ghana’s Central Region

In Volta Region, local stories show real project impacts

EDSAM_VincentDarkey-Mensah leads discussion

On Wednesday, December 18, Ghana WASH Project staff and local NGO project partner EDSAM met for a daylong quarterly meeting to present progress on activities and to discuss challenges. During the meeting, Vincent Darkey-Mensah, Executive Director of EDSAM, presented two experiences from communities in Volta Region, where the LNGO works on behalf of GWASH to . . . → Read More: In Volta Region, local stories show real project impacts

Doris Adjoa Arkoh Tetteh of Adusa M/A Basic School Wins GWASH Hand Washing Essay Competition

V. Ate Ofosu-Amaah and Avril Kudzi of the Ghana WASH Project present the first place award to Doris Adjoa Arkoh Tetteh of Adusa M/A Basic School.

It was all fun and excitement for seven schools in the Ga West Municipality of Greater Accra as prizes were awarded in the Ghana WASH Project’s first-ever hand washing essay writing competition. The competition was launched in September in collaboration with Ghana Education Service and the School Health Education Program (SHEP), with the motive of . . . → Read More: Doris Adjoa Arkoh Tetteh of Adusa M/A Basic School Wins GWASH Hand Washing Essay Competition

In East Akim, community residents mark World Toilet Day with durbar and “world’s longest toilet queue”

Community residents and leaders from 20 communities from around East Akim Municipality gathered at Aboabo community to mark World Toilet Day. Every year on Tuesday, 19th November marks World Toilet Day worldwide. The Ghana WASH Project, with support from the East Akim Municipal Assembly, organized a durbar to celebrate the day. The event brought . . . → Read More: In East Akim, community residents mark World Toilet Day with durbar and “world’s longest toilet queue”