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Water

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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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

Hygiene

Experience-sharing workshops in Agona East communities build community connections

Lambert Konlan, Behavior Change Agent for the GWASH Project in Central Region, worked this week with District Assembly representatives to facilitate a series of experience-sharing workshops. These “refresher” meetings are continued trainings for water and sanitation committee members, who serve as leaders in their communities to improve water, sanitation and hygiene. The District Assembly representatives . . . → Read More: Experience-sharing workshops in Agona East communities build community connections

Hygiene

Training School Health Clubs in Breku, Akunfidi Communities, Central Region

Also this week, the Ghana WASH Project’s BCC Agent in the Central Region, Lambert Konlan, lead School Health Education Program (SHEP) club trainings in Breku and Akunfidi Cluster of Schools, in Assin North. The SHEP trainings included participants from a total of six schools: primary and junior high schools in Breku, Akunfidi and the district . . . → Read More: Training School Health Clubs in Breku, Akunfidi Communities, Central Region