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Providing WASH Services in Cote d'Ivoire and Ghana

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Providing WASH Services in Cote d'Ivoire and Ghana

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Partners: Nestlé
Countries: South Africa
Regions: Orange, South Africa
Project SDGs:
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Integrated Water Resource Management (SDG 6.5)
Services Needed: No services needed/offered
Language: English
Start & End Dates: Jan. 2017  »  Ongoing
Project Source: CDP
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Project Overview

Over the years of our collaboration, we have increasingly focused on improving access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene in rural communities, such as the cocoa-growing regions of Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana. Here, a programme of activities was introduced to improve health and hygiene awareness among vulnerable groups, including schoolchildren, teachers and local community members. 226 685 people in Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana have now benefited from the initiative, which incl...

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Over the years of our collaboration, we have increasingly focused on improving access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene in rural communities, such as the cocoa-growing regions of Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana. Here, a programme of activities was introduced to improve health and hygiene awareness among vulnerable groups, including schoolchildren, teachers and local community members. 226 685 people in Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana have now benefited from the initiative, which includes the improvement of water infrastructure, the provision or renovation of sanitation facilities, and the raising of awareness through hygiene awareness programmes in villages and schools. - The IFRC delivers developmental projects to increase the access to water, sanitation and hygiene for all under the framework of its Global Water and Sanitation Initiative (GWSI). Nestlé also supports the GWSI indirectly through joint activities in international forums, internal coordination and management meetings and activities, and the launch of key publications. We are currently supporting the rapid mobile phone-based (RAMP) system in Côte d’Ivoire. Mobile technology and online platforms have become increasingly applicable to both humanitarian and developmental efforts in recent years, and the IFRC’s RAMP system is being adapted and tested to meet the needs of GWSI projects. RAMP gives users real-time access to data, and provides quick analysis, visualisation and mapping tools. It has helped programme managers by increasing transparency and providing a platform for improved knowledge sharing.

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