1. This project will build 3 no. 4-seater latrines for 1500 school children. 3 no. Rain Water Harvesting Tank to 3 deprived basic schools in Northern Ghana, which will serve 1500 children. It will ensure the formation and training of 3 School Health Clubs and the Provision of 18 Hand Washing with soap facilities in the selected schools. The project will also Sensitize 800 school girls on menstrual cycle management in the selected schools
Tamale has one of the lowest Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) coverage in Ghana - 61% for water against a national average of 83% (CWSA, 2010) and <10% for sanitation against a national average of 14%. Open defecation is estimated to be 73% in region (EHSD, 2012). Hygiene standards and behaviour are simply unimpressive. As a result of the poor WASH situation in the region, diarrhoea is among the 10 top most ailments/diseases commonly reported at out-patient departments(OPD) of health facilit
Improve health and well-being of the beneficiary communities and schools through improved hygiene practices and access to safe water and sanitation To increase access to and use of safe water facilities for 3 schools by the end of 2019 To increase access to and use of improved sanitation facilities for 3 schools and communities by the end of 2019 To improve hygiene practices among pupils and teachers of 3 schools To enhance the sustainability of water, hygiene and sanitation facilities
In order to ensure effective management of school facilities and longer term benefits to children,a number of sustainable measures are being envisaged.Foremost is the existing structures such as PTA, SMC and SHEP clubs would be revived and strengthened to champion O&M issues. Additionally, in line with the concept of Community Ownership and Management (COM), beneficiary schools would be supported to prepare Facility Management Plans (FMP) for the WASH infrastructure in their respective schools.