Working together for safe water in Ghana: the journey so far
This country brief – compiled by IRC – shares the highlights and lessons learned from collective action in Asutifi North district and implementing a social enterprise model in Wassa East district in Ghana. The Safe Water Strategy partnership – made possible with funding from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation – works to ensure access to safe water, a reality, for everyone, for good.
The challenge and context in Ghana..
The Government of Ghana wants to make WASH services universally
accessible for everyone in the country, and to manage water resources sustainably for multiple purposes.
In 2017, 36% of the population had access to safely managed water, 18% had access to basic sanitation services, and 41% to basic hygiene services.