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Ghana : local NGOs promote toilets and hygiene for better health

This story is about action research carried out by the Dutch WASH Alliance to support NGOs in northern Ghana to improve health and prevent disease. The Alliance is backing the Community Life Improvement Programme (CLIP) and the New Energy Consortium to champion sanitation, clean water and good personal hygiene in and around Tamale.

Key findings from the action research include:

  • credit scheme helps families to build household toilets
  • sanitation markets offer range of affordable options
  • handwashing with soap is more widely practised
TitleGhana : local NGOs promote toilets and hygiene for better health
Publication TypeFact Sheet
Year of Publication2015
AuthorsVerhoeven, J.
Pagination3 p. : photogr.
Date Published11/2015
PublisherIRC
Place PublishedThe Hague, The Netherlands
Publication LanguageEnglish
Abstract

This story is about action research carried out by the Dutch WASH Alliance to support NGOs in northern Ghana to improve health and prevent disease. The Alliance is backing the Community Life Improvement Programme (CLIP) and the New Energy Consortium to champion sanitation, clean water and good personal hygiene in and around Tamale.

Key findings from the action research include:

  • credit scheme helps families to build household toilets
  • sanitation markets offer range of affordable options
  • handwashing with soap is more widely practised
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