We are really not in normal times at all, with the upsurge of the corvid-19 in almost every part of the world. The situation in my project community in Ghana is not different. Our ways of doing things has changed to ensure that we are protected from contracting the virus. In all this, water usage for washing hands at each given time has become very relevant in every community. By this the government of Ghana has to absorb the bills of water usage for three months in all communities with access to national and community water supply. Many communities in my project area still do not have access to this facilities of water supply. To remedy the situation, our organization Twifu Rural Youth And Women Concern has been working with opinion and community leaders to get water to some of these communities. Two poly tanks has been made available to some of these communities with donations received recently to help the people receive free tanker water supply from some of the state institutions like the Ghana National Fire Service. Our project team are in the communities to encourage the people to adhere to protocols of hand washing with soap and the use of sanitizers. Many children like Kojo Asiamah (not real name) have developed simple hand washing tools made from used gallons in the absence of tabs with running water and this tools are working perfectly and serving the purpose.
In all this, the need of water supply to the communities without water has become key to the survival of our people since we don’t know how soon the corvid-19 would go. We are therefore appealing to our cherish donors to help us install the water systems in the new project communities. We are seriously counting on your usual support.
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