By Enock Akonnor email@example.com
World Vision Ghana has constructed 206 improved latrines in schools and health facilities at Atebubu-Amantin Municipality of the Bono East Region.
This forms part the numerous and remarkable impacts achieved by the organization within 23 years of full operation in the Municipality.
Through its Ghana Intergrated Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Project, World Vision Ghana has been able to drill 452 boreholes and wells in 165 communities.
Implementors of the project also constructed and mechanised 7 high-yielding boreholes, trained 1,985 Water and Sanitation Management Teams (WSMT), and trained 652 pump mechanics.
The aim is to enhance the well-being of children, especially the most vulnerable by improving access to safe water for multiple users.
Through World Vision Ghana’s intervention, 6,300 community members now have access to improved basic drinking water services, ensuring healthier lives for families.
They have successfully installed and commissioned 154 boreholes fitted with hand-pumps in various communities, providing reliable and sustainable water supply.
616 water collection points are thoughtfully installed in communities and households, rehabilitated 16 water collection point from non-functional water supply systems.
1,596 households now store water in clean and covered containers, safeguarding their families from water contamination etc.
These achievements were disclosed in the address of the National Director for World Vision Ghana Laura Delvalle, read on her behalf by Mr. Joshua Baidoo (Intergrated Programmes Manager) at the closure durbar of Atebubu Area Programme.
The durbar was held on August 14, 2023.
The above highlighted contributions in the area of water, sanitation and hygiene fall among the many success stories of the organization realised through the successful implementation of the Atebubu Area Programme.