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Moving forward: USAID holds discussions on water quality testing with four communities in Central Region

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A four-member team from the Water Quality Assurance Unit of the USAID has visited four communities in the Assin North and South Districts of Central Region. The team, led by the WASH Project Management Specialist, Emmanuel Odotei visited Breku Clinic and Kwamekwa communities in Assin North District and Akrofuom, Kramoakura communities in Assin South District.

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Capacity Building

Community discussions on improved water access thanks to borehole repairs and manual drilling

In the remote rural community of Cornerboy, in Ghana's Assin North District, community members demonstrate how they are using and maintaining their repaired borehole.

In the remote rural community of Cornerboy, in Ghana’s Assin North District, community members demonstrate how they are using and maintaining their repaired borehole.

Victoria Okoye and Delali Kumapley traveled to Central Region this week as part of project lessons learned fieldwork on manual drilling and borehole repairs, two innovative activities that the project . . . → Read More: Community discussions on improved water access thanks to borehole repairs and manual drilling

Water

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

Water

Work begins on the construction of six boreholes in six different communities in Central Region

A shot of the manual drilling process in Central Region. In the next six months, the Ghana WASH Project will construct 34 additional manually drilled boreholes.

A shot of the manual drilling process in Central Region. In the next six months, the Ghana WASH Project will construct 34 additional manually drilled boreholes.

As part of measures to increase access to clean water, the GWASH Project started the drilling and construction of boreholes in six different communities in the Asikuma Odoben . . . → Read More: Work begins on the construction of six boreholes in six different communities in Central Region