‘Game-Changing’ Water System Introduced in Northern Ghana

In the heart of the Bole District in Northern Ghana lies the serene and welcoming Mandari Community, a place that has seen significant transformation thanks to Global Communities and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). A solar-powered mechanized water system was introduced there as part of the USAID-funded WASH for Health program, making…

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Pass the Mic: Promoting Good Governance and Social Inclusion for Sustainable Access to Water and Sanitation in Ghana

By Paula Rudnicka, Sr. Manager for Public Affairs and Regine “Gigi” Dupuy, Sr. Technical Advisor for Governance. Video production by Kallista Zormelo, Digital Content Specialist. Many people, especially those of us living in wealthier communities of the Global North, rarely think about the intricate ecosystem of policies, institutions and processes which make the magic of…

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Bridging Healthcare Gaps for Island Communities in Ghana

In a momentous step towards revolutionizing healthcare accessibility for secluded island communities in the Oti region of Ghana, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with Global Communities, orchestrated the commissioning and handover ceremony of the groundbreaking “Health Voyager” boat. The event was held on Feb. 29, at the Volta Lake Transport…

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Simple Innovation Helps Rural Communities in Ghana Improve Latrine Construction & Sanitation

By Megan Bohan The Ghana Enhancing Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (EN-WASH) Activity aims to increase the use of sustainable, equitable, quality and district-wide WASH services in communities and health care facilities. Funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented by Global Communities, EN-WASH also addresses the adoption of sustainable WASH practices…

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