December 3

US Launches $45.5 Million Project To Improve Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Northern Ghana

The United States has announced to assist US$45.5mn over the next five years to improve water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services in Ghana.

The initiative aims to provide 300,000 people with access to basic sanitation services. (Image source: Adobe Stock)

The US ambassador Stephanie S. Sullivan joined representatives of the Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources to launch the project in Tamale. The U.S. Government, through USAID, will work together with the Government of Ghana (GOG) to enhance governance and planning for WASH projects, strengthen sustainable financing, improve private sector engagement, and accelerate the adoption of healthy hygiene practices. The project will focus on six regions in northern Ghana: Upper East, Upper West, North-East, Northern, Savannah, and Oti Regions.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Source: African Review (link opens in a new window)

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