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2.66 out of 5
WWF Country Risk Score
100 out of 248 Countries
WWF Country Rank
Total Organizations: 11
Total Projects: 19
Priority SDGs: --
Priority Regions: --
Priority Industries: --
Organization Types:
82%
NGO / Civil Society
9%
Coalition / Consortium
9%
Business
Profile Completion: 36%

Water Challenges

As reported by organizations on the Hub.

22.2%
Access to Water Supply and Water Services
22.2%
Local Water Resource Governance
11.1%
Compliance with Local Regulations and Widely-Accepted Standards
11.1%
Land Use Issues
11.1%
Physical water supply
11.1%
Upstream Water Issues
11.1%
Water Demand and Competition among Users

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Organizations in Ghana


AFORD Foundation (Aid for Development) is a local non-governmental organisation operating in the northern region of Ghana, with its headquarters in Tamale. AFORD was founded in 1996 and registered in 1997 by a group of development workers desiring to assist ... Learn More

To reduce infant mortality through improved maternal health in Africa. Learn More

Ghana Young Artisans Movement (GYAM) is a community based organization operating in the Northern Region of Ghana. It is specifically engaged in developmental issues within the rural communities of the Karaga District, the Tamale metropolis, and its peri-urban communities. Goals ... Learn More

Hope for Future Generations (HFFG) is a national, community development, children and women focused non-for-profit non-governmental Organization, established in June 2001. Our goal is to form partnerships that will facilitate and improve the health, education and socio-economic status of women, ... Learn More

A grassroot organization, to raise awereness and funding for : Civil Society, Social Development, Health; Education/Skill Training for Girls, Disabled children, Youth and Women; Food Security and Environment; Learn More

· Climate change impact risk assessments, strategy, adaptation and proofing · Resilient cities / business · Water resources yield and supply assurance · Hydrology, specialising in Forest Hydrology (Professionally registered) · Flood modelling · Conceptual water supply planning · GIS ... Learn More

New Energy is an independent, national, non-profit, non-governmental organisation, founded in 1994 as a Company limited by guarantee. The organisation is accredited to the Ministry of Social Welfare, Ghana, as a non-profit development organisation. Their Mission is “To work in ... Learn More

The nature of our business has been designed to enable the organization to achieve a consistent base line of quality across the organisation. The organisation is a ‘Charitable Company' under the leadership of the Trustees and all persons who agree ... Learn More

The Toilet Board Coalition (TBC) is a business platform enabling private sector engagement; connecting large and small companies; and ensuring close collaboration between private, public and non-profit sectors with the common goal to accelerate the business of sanitation for all. ... Learn More

The Water Resilience Coalition, founded in 2020, is an industry-driven, CEO-led coalition of the UN Global Compact's CEO Water Mandate that aims to elevate global water stress to the top of the corporate agenda and preserve the world's freshwater resources ... Learn More

WaterStep responds to critical needs for safe water by evaluating and implementing solutions and teaching people to use those tools. WaterStep saves lives with safe water by empowering communities to take care of their own long-term water needs. We believe ... Learn More

Projects in Ghana


RACAP was mandated to lead the water, sanitation, and hygeine (WASH) response of the Sierra Leone Pujehun District through the District Emergency Operation Centre (DEOC). This poses a challenge for the management of RACAP because of lack of support while ... Learn More

Project goals will be realised based on expertise and support of the project partners, with financial support of Via Water, IHE Delft and other project partners. Learn More

Like in many countries in Africa, the lack of access to clean water and sanitation systems is a central public health concern in Ghana. Even though the country’s National Water Policy clearly captures the need to increase the coverage of ... Learn More

The key objective of this project is to provide clean, reliable drinking water for the students in the community of Begoro in Eastern Ghana during summer when there can be severe water shortages.Project ResultsWe expect that the newly installed well ... Learn More

Wuzda have considered water as a right for every person to access and also a basic necessity, Tamale rural by coverage has attracted 8.13% for a population of 61,175. Although Tamale is a metropolitan area but it has almost the ... Learn More

This project aims to improve the water, sanitation and hygiene situation in combination with football at 100 schools in Ghana. Learn More

With the Water Technology Academy we are introducing a new dimension to the capacity building programs. We will focus on Performance Support aiming to improve the effectiveness (higher quality more sustainable result) and at the same time improve the efficiency ... Learn More

In Ghana we donated materials to the Bongo and Kassena Nankana West Districts in the Upper East Region. These included: 30 handwashing stations known as Veronica buckets, comprising 100 litre buckets with waste bins, tissue and soap; 5 non-contact thermometers; ... Learn More

The project is aimed at increasing access to potable drinking water and sanitation facilities to about 4000 beneficiaries in Bagurugu Community and Primary school through the provision of rain water harvesting tank (RWHT). Educational campaigns will be carried out in ... Learn More

The International Water Association and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) lead the joint initiative the ‘Nexus Dialogue on Water Infrastructure Solutions’. The Water-Energy-Food Security Nexus ties three mutually dependent securities together. With population increase, land-use and climate ... Learn More

The overall goal of the project is to reduce poverty and improve health, environmental and economic conditions. This is done by empowering people and creating an enabling environment for achieving increased sustainable access to and use of safe water and ... Learn More

This initiative will contribute to capacity enhancement of WASH committees, school teachers and pupils as well as communities in carrying out WASH services among the most marginalized people and schools in project communities. The project is aimed at improving the ... Learn More

Increasing access to and use of sustainable water, sanitation and hygiene services in 10 communities in the Central Gonja District of Northern region. The strategy is a programmatic approach involving several partners including the public and private sectors. The 'FIETS' ... Learn More

Project WET is currently active in more than 75 countries around the world through a network of partner organizations that range from small NGOs to major international corporations and organizations. We only go where we’re invited! We work with our ... Learn More

It is estimated that one in five people are employed in global supply chains. Corporations have the potential to play an influential role in the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal 6, “ensuring availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for ... Learn More

The goal of this project is to maintain, upscale and accelerate access to sustainable Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) services to vulnerable population within Tamale Metropolis and environs. Objectives 1.To promote the active role of the private sector in the ... Learn More

Our response strategy at this site has been to implement an overall water stewardship programme that includes targets specific to water stressed sites. The timeframe for this response strategy is the period of 2007 through 2020 - specifically, the site ... Learn More

With this proposal, the overall water supply for 8.800 people in Acherensua will be improved through minor investments at the treatment plant. 3.000 poor people who hitherto do not have access to safe and affordable drinking water will now get ... Learn More

Watershed will take up the challenge by putting lobby and advocacy as one of the key pillars to achieve faster results. Watershed is a strategic partnership between the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and IRC, Simavi, Wetlands International and Akvo. ... Learn More

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