Entries by Majeed

COMMEMORATION OF 2020 MHD, THEME: “Menstrual Hygiene Management and COVID-19 Pandemic for Marginalized Women and Girls”

    Today is Menstrual Hygiene Day. Let us think about what some of our girls and young women go through during menstruation. They don’t have access to basic sanitary pads or materials, no private and safe place to change themselves, numerous societal taboos and stigmatisation. Join us to commemorate this global day. Period, be […]

World Bank Country Director calls on Sanitation and Water Resources Minister

The Country Director of the World Bank Office in Ghana, Mr Pierre Jean Laporte, has called on the Minister of Sanitation and Water Resources as part of a supervisory mission on the implementation of the GAMA Sanitation and Water Project, the Sustainable Rural Water and Sanitation Project (SRWSP), and the Greater Accra Resilient and Integrated […]

Sanitation ministry to replicate GAMA water, sanitation project nationwide

The Sanitation and Water Resources Ministry has announced that it will soon replicate the GAMA Water and Sanitation Project to other parts of the country. The proposed up-scaling follows huge strides recorded in the implementation of the pro-poor project in the Greater Accra Region. GAMA, through the World Bank is expected to provide eighteen thousand […]

Pupils pay GH¢5 toilet facilities maintenance fees

Authorities of  Public Basic Schools in the La Nkwantanang and Ga East Municipalities  are charging pupils five Cedis per term for maintenance of  toilet facilities in  schools constructed under the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area, GAMA Sanitation and Water Project. Although this levy is taken separately from  PTA dues  each term, the Head Teachers believe it […]

M-Code and GAMA inspect toilet facilities in schools

By Eunice Hilda Ampomah, GNA     Accra, July 25, GNA – The Media Coalition Against Open Defaecation (M-CODe) and the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA) on Thursday inspected new toilet facilities constructed for schools under the GAMA toilet project. The inspection, conducted in schools within the La-Nkwantanang Madina and Ga East Municipal Assemblies, was also to […]

Akufo-Addo inspects GAMA’s Kaneshie storm drain construction works

At Kaneshie First Light junction, where an emergency priority storm drain is being constructed, the project manager, Mr. George Asiedu (left), told President Akufo-Addo that the 630-metre-long storm drain will help end the perennial flooding that occurs in Kaneshie and its environs. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, inspected ongoing dredging works on the […]

Gov’t Begins Work On Kaneshie First Light Underground Drainage on 2nd March 2019

Mohammed Adjei Sowah meets the project Engineers to inspect the project Some portions of the Kaneshie Winneba road will be closed to motorists to allow work for the construction of underground drainage at the Kaneshie first light intersection. The Department of Urban Roads under the Ministry of Roads and Highways in collaboration with the Ministry of Sanitation […]