Global Communities, an International Non-Governmental Organisation in collaboration with the Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources and Duraplast Ghana, a plastic manufacturing company in Ghana has developed a plastic slab latrine they have christened “Digni Loo” to replace non-resilient wooden and unaffordable cement slaps currently being used in the construction of household latrines in most rural areas in Ghana.
The UNICEF Ghana Chief of WASH, Mr. David Duncan has advised WASH sector partners to share more information on WASH programme implementation in the rural areas which were yielding results in order to accelerate the process of scaling up Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) across the country.
Welcome to the first Ghana WASH Digest! This is a periodical that seeks to highlight topical sector issues in order to influence dialogue and sector thinking. This maiden edition seeks to outdoor the digest with a snap shot of the Ghana WASH sector and aspects of information shared on sector learning platforms over the 2017 period. The second and third editions will respectively focus on, (i) the changing financing landscape and the role of local government for citywide sanitation service delivery; and (ii) professionalizing small town water management systems for sustainable service delivery in Ghana.