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Edwenase community report: cost of water and sanitation services in Edwenase in the Bosomtwe District of Ashanti Region, Ghana

This report was generated from a study into the cost of water and sanitation services received by the inhabitants in Edwenase in the Bosomtwi District in the Ashanti region of Ghana.

Edwenase community with a population of 442 has three formal water systems of which two are reliable. The water system delivers the basic level of service to 63% of the respondents and a higher level of service (intermediate) to 10% of the respondents.

The community has one Traditional Pit Latrine (TPL) which is patronised by a majority (70%) of the respondents. The sanitation service level in Edwenase based on the WASHCost Sanitation Service ladder is 20% of the respondents receive basic sanitation service level which is relatively higher than the national sanitation coverage of 14%. [authors abstract]

TitleEdwenase community report: cost of water and sanitation services in Edwenase in the Bosomtwe District of Ashanti Region, Ghana
Publication TypeProgress Report
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsNyarko, K.B.
Pagination9 p.'3 Tab,; 3 Fig,;
Date Published01/2013
PublisherIRC International Water and Sanitation Center
Place PublishedThe Hague, The Netherlands
TypeWASHCost Community Report
Publication LanguageEnglish
Keywordsghana, sanitation services, water cost
Abstract

This report was generated from a study into the cost of water and sanitation services received by the inhabitants in Edwenase in the Bosomtwi District in the Ashanti region of Ghana.

Edwenase community with a population of 442 has three formal water systems of which two are reliable. The water system delivers the basic level of service to 63% of the respondents and a higher level of service (intermediate) to 10% of the respondents.

The community has one Traditional Pit Latrine (TPL) which is patronised by a majority (70%) of the respondents. The sanitation service level in Edwenase based on the WASHCost Sanitation Service ladder is 20% of the respondents receive basic sanitation service level which is relatively higher than the national sanitation coverage of 14%. [authors abstract]

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