Project #6357

Help Bring Clean Water to 5000 people in Twifu

by Twifu Rural Youth And Women Concern

Greetings to all our cherish donors in this New Year 2014. We are eager to see good things to come our way this year 2014.  In our situation, the year 2013 ended with many challenges including lower donations to our project. However, the little we received, we managed to complete the last outstanding Well at Zakari community. Donations received in the last quarter of the year was used to purchased one hand pump, which was used to fixed and completed the Well. The 230 population of Zakari community can now accessed clean water for domestic use and this would go a long way to improve the health of women and children in the community.

All must take note that we have now got ten (10) Hand Dug Wells completed since the commencement of this project, which is currently benefiting about 2500 people.

With help of the project communities, the ongoing work on four (4) new Wells in the communities are almost completed and pumps are needed to complete them in the shortest possible time. We are therefore thanking our cherish donors once again to donate and tell family and friends to donate and help us complete this Wells and to construct new ones as well.

Happy New Year to you all!!!!

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The contractor demonstrating to the women how to use the pump.

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Some of the children in the Zakari Community.

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Yaw Kumesi who associated himself to see the well completed is now happy to see that he can easily access water close to their home.

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Excavation work completed on one of the new Wells under construction.

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Concrete lining completed on another new Well ready to be fitted with a pump.


Though donations we are receiving are still low, we have worked hard with the project communities to move our project forward. Our effort in the last three months was aimed at completing two outstanding Hand Dug Wells as indicated in our last report. These efforts and donations received in the last quarter enable us to buy one hand pump, which was used to fix and complete the Well at Odumasi community, where clean water is now being accessed by the 300 population of the community. The entire community members including children are so thrilled about the completion of the Hand Dug Well. They are very grateful to TRYAWCO and people who donated to make this possible. The community members including Yaa Bonsu (not real name) believes her life and those of her 7 children will not remain the same.

Presently we shall need more donations to buy at least 5 hand pumps to complete the outstanding Well at Zakari community as well as the 4 new ones almost ready for completion before close of 2013. Kofi Minta (not real name) who is a member of the Zakari community is very eager to see this happen before end of year.

We are now on Globalgiving UK and this was made possible by Helen Denyer during a visit to our project on 5-9 August 2013. We therefore hope donors in UK would see our project and donate generously to help us achieve the aims and objectives of our project.  

We have worked had since the beginning of this project to ensure that our targeted communities get access to clean water through your donations. And as you may be aware, donations we are receiving in the past 18 months in not marching the demand of service we are providing to project communities.

As indicated in our last report, we completed one of the three outstanding Wells ready for completion leaving two more to be completed. Yaa Bonsu a mother of 7 children and Kofi Minta a father of 11 children from these two communities Odumase and Zakari respectively are eager to see that pumps are fitted on the two Hand Dug Wells to enable them have access to clean water. Within the past 12 months there have been many follow-up visits by members of these communities including Yaa Bonsu and Kofi Minta to our office, appealing for the completion of the outstanding Wells. Though work on new Wells has advanced in the past three months our appeal for donation is to help us complete the two outstanding Hand Dug Wells in the short term.  

Out of the three outstanding wells ready for completion, one of them was completed and fitted with a pump early this month. The completed well is now benefiting the people of Agya-Atta community with a population of about 250 people. Whiles we are waiting for donations to procure pumps to complete the other two outstanding wells yet to be fitted with pumps, work on two new wells has started. This means we have started the excavation work on the new wells with the support of the new project communities.


As you may be aware, our project communities are mostly in the hinterland, which are not easily accessible by trucks and cars. The people in these communities produce the bulk of the food and the cash crops for the economy of our project district. However, they lack access to clean water and other amenities that can promote good health. The hand dug wells we are providing with your donations is now making a great impact in the lives of the people. Kumah Dogbe a farmer with two wife’s and 9 children in Agya-Atta community is too happy for the hand dug well, which has been completed for his community. According to him, the provision of the hand dug well has come as a big relief to him and other members of the community, which he believe would go a long way to improve their health. There are many people like Kumah Dogbe in other communities who need access to clean water and this can only be possible with your generosity by donating to this project.              


We greet all of you once again and want to
thank you for your continuous support to our project. As indicated in our
previous reports, we have completed the major works on the new wells under
construction since the beginning of the year 2012. Presently we need the hand pumps
to complete the wells before the dry season sets in by the close of December
2012. This will bring the total number of wells completed to 10 with funds received
from our donors from the begining of the project and if these three new wells are completed in addition, they
will benefit a total number of 2500 people from targeted project communities. Janet
Boateng a mother of 7 children who comes from one of the new project
communities is very anxious to see work on the wells we are providing to their community
completed within this dry season. This is to avoid the hardships she goes
through with her children around this time of the year with regards to
accessibility to clean water.   

We are therefore appealing to our cherish
donors to donate towards the purchase of the pumps to enable us complete the
three wells for the targeted 750 people to benefit.      

Discription of pictures attached:


Clean water draw from the new wells completed in last quater


Another well also completed in the same period
benefiting cocoa community


This well is ready for completion and we
need a pump to complete it. 


Concrete lining is also completed on this
well and it is ready to be covered and fitted with a pump.


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Twifu Rural Youth And Women Concern

Location: Accra, C/R THLD District - Ghana
Website: http:/​/​​
Project Leader:
Matthew Aidoo
Twifu Praso, Central Region Ghana
$26,372 raised of $74,000 goal
202 donations
$47,628 to go
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