Bashiru supports Aquaya’s Monitoring for Safe Water (MfSW) research by helping to manage program activities in Ghana. Prior to joining Aquaya, he worked on various projects with a focus on water quality monitoring and water safety management. As a District Water and Sanitation Team leader with Mion District Assembly in the northern region of Ghana, Bashiru strove to engage the private sector in providing clean water to residents. Bashiru also trained Water and Sanitation Management Teams (WSMTs) on the operation, revenue generation and maintenance of water facilities. In the past, Bashiru has worked with women to found chlorinating businesses to provide affordable, clean water in communities.
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.