WASHTech is present in Ghana and is coordinated by TREND Group. The three institutions leading the project in Ghana are Training, Research and Networking for Development (TREND)/RCN; Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), and WaterAid Ghana. Contact the WASHTech Ghana:
C/o TREND Group, H/No C218/14, Wama Close, Dzorwulu, P. O. Box CT 6135, Cantonments, Accra. Tel. (233-302) 769552; Fax: (233-302) 769583; E-mail: email@example.com
1 March 2013
30 May 2012
TAF Experiences from Ghana
Kassim Yakububu Al-Hassan of Water Aid in Ghana presented the experiences from Ghana after applying TAF to rope pump in Ghana. The presentation covered the detailed roles of the partners. Prior to testing two trainings were carried out firstly for the WASHTech consortium members and secondly for the regional and district participants to introduce the WASHTech project and status of the rope pump.
Director of Water launches the WASHTech Ghana Project in Accra
Dr. Al-Hassan Sumani, the Director of Water at the Ministry of Water Resources Works and Housing (WD-MWRWH) formally launched the WASH Technologies (WASHTech) Ghana project on the National Level Learning Alliance platform in Accra.
WASHTech Ghana selects WASH technologies for assessment
The Water Sanitation and Hygiene Technologies (WASHTech) project Learning Alliance selected seven water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) technologies for initial investigation. The technologies selected, among others included, the STWS systems – SS filtration and Rope pump for water; the Enviroloo, Aqua privy, Ecosan –biological and Latrine using local materials for sanitation; and the Tippy taps for hygiene.
WASHTech Ghana project starts work
The Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Technologies (WASHTech) project was introduced to a team of sector experts forming the project technical working committee. The process was led TREND, a national NGO operating in the water and sanitation sector. The project is a three-year EU funded project (FP7), which focuses on technologies for sustainable WASH delivery in peri-urban, small towns and rural areas.