Project Summary

The Project has four key components as follows:

Component 1: Increasing access to sanitation services in priority low income areas; mainly supporting the Provision of 42,000 household (HH) toilets and 150 school/healthcare Sanitation facilities.

Component 2: Support the expansion of water distribution network in GKMA to provide piped water to an estimated 150,000 people living in low income urban communities. About 120 km of pipeline will be laid and 10,000 new households will be connected to Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) water system; improve on GWCL operational efficiency.

Component 3: Support the improvement of sanitation services, including wastewater and septic sludge management investments, planning of liquid waste management and drainage as well as investment in biodigester sludge processing plants.

Component 4: Aims at institutional strengthening; providing technical assistance (TA) to metropolitan, municipal, and national institutions, promoting Behaviour Change Communication Campaigns (BCC) to GKMA MMAs and Schools, support consultations and workshops, project management, Monitoring and Evaluation as well as promoting Private Sector Initiatives in Water Sanitation and Hygiene(WASH).


Greater Kumasi Metropolitan Area (GKMA)

The Project beneficiary Assemblies include eight Metropolitans/Municipal Assemblies (MMAs) of the Greater Kumasi Metropolitan Area, comprising Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly, Asokwa, Oforikrom, Old Tafo, Suame, Kwadaso, Ejisu and Asokore Mampong Municipal Assemblies.