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Total Organizations: 6
Total Projects: 24
Priority SDGs: --
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Profile Completion: 50%

Water Challenges

As reported by organizations on the Hub.

33.3%
Access to Water Supply and Water Services
33.3%
Land Use Issues
33.3%
Local Water Resource Governance

Region Overview

Organizations in Volta


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

The Global Water Partnership (GWP) is a global action network with over 3,000 Partner organisations in 179 countries. The network has 68 accredited Country Water Partnerships and 13 Regional Water Partnerships. The network is open to all organisations involved in ... 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

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

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 Volta


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 need for improved farming techniques among smallholder farmers has been aggravated by the growing world population and changing climatic conditions. This is especially true in Sub-Saharan Africa where agriculture is the main economic activity in many countries and most ... Learn More

The project dubbed “P2P” will scale-up access to finance and technical assistance for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and households in Ghana. The goal is to increase access to WASH products and services by households/house owners in Ghana. This ... 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

Many communities we work with since 2011 are still owning water sanitation and hygiene facilities. They have kept in adequate management plan that supervise how projects are manage to benefit community members'. There are current development where communities request for ... Learn More

Football for Water is intervening in 9 schools. Every school has active boys and girls’ football teams, and are all equipped with football materials. They have all been intervened with Football and WASH education. Each school has at least 4 ... Learn More

Along with the ambassadors of Denmark and Sweden we committed to a package worth US$1.4m for post-COVID-19 programmes in seven regions over six months. We donated handwashing devices and soap to 31 primary schools and eight post-primary schools in the ... 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 will enable 300,000 people in urban areas to hygienically use improved sanitation and provide 9,000 schoolchildren with access to sustainable sanitation and water facilities. The project will support private sector engagement in the provision of sanitation services to ... 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

In 2013 iDE Burkina Faso has developed a new kind of low-cost metallic tank for catching rainwater. The water is stored during the rainy season, and then users could use it for irrigating gardens. After several trying we have succeeded ... 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

Villagers have access to water via: • Rivers during some time of the year • Traditional shallow water wells generally close to the houses and often polluted and sometimes dries in the dry season. • Drilled wells which are the ... 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

Project Tittle: Integrated Community WASH and Advocacy Project Project Location: Ghana, Tamale Metropolis. Duration of Program: 1 Year, 1st January-31 December 2016. Total Budget: Euro 22,730.80 Total Number of Target Population: Improved access and use of Water (7,700 people), Improved ... Learn More

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

To increase the coverage of water supply and sewage connection to 20 homes occupied by cured lepers in HO-city, Ghana. Learn More

The secondary schools in Burkina Faso have very poor results (due to a lack of teachers, lack of motivation of the teachers and no follow-up of children). Moreover the studies are general not adapted to the environment. This makes it ... Learn More

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