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Hygiene

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

Capacity Building

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”

Capacity Building

In Abutia Teti, a community takes its water into its own hands

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USAID Mission Director for Ghana Jim Bever visits USAID/Rotary water pipe scheme in Abutia Teti, in Ghana’s Volta Region. In Abutia Teti, the water board’s strong management, money generation and savings initiative has enabled water access to flourish in the community beyond USAID and Rotary’s support.

“It enables the students go to school on . . . → Read More: In Abutia Teti, a community takes its water into its own hands