Bashiru supports Aquaya’s research in Ghana through desk reviews, fieldwork coordination, data collection, and qualitative analysis. He has seven years of experience in the water and sanitation, nutrition, monitoring, and evaluation sectors collaborating with development partners and local government agencies in Ghana. His expertise includes monitoring and evaluation, statistics, nutrition, environmental sanitation, water resources, and development planning and management. Bashiru joined Aquaya in 2019 and coordinated the implementation of the Monitoring for Safe Water project in Ghana, which received national recognition as the best Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) practice by the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) in Ghana. Bashiru is also coordinating fieldwork for a targeted water subsidy study, which evaluates methods for identifying the poor and administering water subsidies. He is also working with district stakeholders to respond to water contamination data by evaluating water treatment options, including innovative chlorination technologies.
Prior to joining Aquaya, he was a Development Planning Officer, where he coordinated WASH programs with the local government and development partners.
Bashiru holds an MPhil degree in Development Planning and Management and a Bachelor’s degree in Integrated Community Development from the University for Development Studies, Ghana.