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World Rivers Review: The story of Comfort and Georgina’s provision of improved water and sanitation in Ghana

  “Water is life. When everyone has access to sources of water that are treated, protected and managed effectively, there will be improvement in the livelihood of the community members – especially women and children who have to move miles away in search of water for daily household activities.” —Nadiatu Ali and Victoria Yaro (2010…

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Mattia and Akofa provide improved access to water in Togo

The Global Women’s Water Initiative 2010 training in Ghana proudly reports the ongoing impact of its graduates. Mrs. Akofa Akakpo and Ms. Sénadé Mattia GUIDIHOUN of Togo, West Africa, have successfully implemented and constructed a clean and readily available water source in the village of Kpogardzi at Kpalime! Taking the skills and lessons learned from…

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Nadiatu and Victoria improve access to water in Ghana

Nadiatu and Victoria are proof that Global Women’s Water Initiative’s (GWWI) lessons and impact reach far beyond the realm of water technology.  These women left the structured environment of the GWWI training not only with technical knowledge, but also with the confidence and enthusiasm necessary to successfully implement water technologies in their own community.  The two women…

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In the blogosphere: Simple Tools, Big Impact

The facilitator for the 2010 West African Women and Water Training, Maame Yelbert-Obeng, has written a beautiful piece about that training for the Global Fund for Women.   Read her story here. Learn more about what happened in February in Ghana – and prepare to dance – by clicking here.

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