Ghana WASH Window Projects


  1. Spaans Babcock B.V. in partnership with the Tema Metropolitan Assembly and Global Communities under the SWEEP project will recycle about 20 tons of solid waste per day, incinerate about 180 tons solid waste per day and produce an amount of 5MW electricity generated from Tema Landfill site. There is a capacity building component for TMA and a livelihood programme to train artisans to in brick making from the by products of the burnt waste.
  2. Slamson Ghana Ltd. in collaboration with the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) and Louis Bolk Institute will contribute to the Bola Bondeh project. This project will enhance the capacity of the “Lavender Hill” by the treating of 800 m3/day liquid waste, and improve the use of sludge for compost making; marketing and sale of compost to 1500 farmers.
  3. WaterHealth Ghana limited in partnership with BUCON BV, Global Women Development Promoters and the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development will support the construction and operation of water stations, which will serve safe and reliable water to 650.000 people in 85 districts.
  4. Safe Water Network with BUCON, Kingdom Water Systems and six Municipal Assemblies in the Volta and Eastern regions of Ghana in a partnership will construct water stations and develop business operation systems to enhance access to sustainable, safe and reliable water to about 150.000 people in 40 communities.
  5. The Private and Social Toilets (PRISTO) project implemented by Biofill Ghana and Triarii B.V; will support the efficient manufacturing of improved and cost effective Biofil toilets for communities. The project will also develop marketing strategies of cheaper toilets and provide microfinance for households and public toilets operators in Ga Central. This is to ensure increased access to affordable toilets in Ghana.
  6. Under the Special Treat Project, MDF Training and Consultancy B.V., JSO and the Municipal assemblies of Nsawam, Ga Central and Ga West will treat the waste generated by the inmates of the Nsawam prison and three other assemblies and turn it into useful products like biogas and compost; also construction and operation of public toilets.
  7. Access Development Limited, IDEA and Wassa East District under the Sustainable Rural Water Service Delivery project, seeks to enhance the construction and operation of 200 new and rehabilitated boreholes with hand pumps to provide reliable water to 40.000 people in 150 communities. The project will also create local jobs as well as develop local capacity for manufacturing, operation and maintenance of the water systems.
  8. Under the Partnership for Advancing Sustainable Sanitation (PASS) project, implemented by WSUP (UK based NGO),Ga West, Unilever and HFC Boafo, the project seeks to enhance hygiene promotion such as hand washing with soap, management of community/private toilets, credit for household toilets. This project also will adopt innovative technologies that will add value to waste generated in Ga West. Capacities of the local assemblies are been built on improved property tax collection and maintenance as a means of supporting the assemblies manage waste in more sustainable ways.
  9. Creating and Capturing Value from waste is a project implemented by the International Water Management Institute, RUAF Foundation, Jekora Ventures and Manya Krobo municipality. Under this project, Innovative technologies are applied in using waste water for fish feed in aquaculture, for composting and for briquettes in efficient cooking stoves. This project is based on a business model that creates local jobs for women fish sellers and local restaurants.
  10. The Ashiaman municipal, Wereldwaternet, Royal HaskoningDHV in partnership with Safisana under the decentralized Business Model for Sanitation and Bio-fertiliser project are implementing developed strategies that addresses the waste problem in Ashiaman, by collecting market and household waste and using it for bio-fertiliser, biogas and small-scale electricity production.
  11. Football for WASH project is being implemented by the Dutch company Vitens/VEI in partnership with the SHEP-GES, Professional Football Association of Ghana and the Dutch KNVB. Amongst others, this project ensures hygiene promotion for school children through football coaches in combination with training and teambuilding. The project also supports the construction and management of school toilet blocks in selected schools in the Greater Accra and Central regions.