Entries by Majeed

Minister launches Project to improve Kumasi sanitation and water supply

Cecilia Abena Dapaah, Minister of Sanitation and Water Resources on Monday launched the Greater Kumasi Sanitation and Water Project, which seeks to strengthen environmental sanitation management and water supply in the city and its environs. The World Bank (WB)-assisted project comprises four components and includes; increasing access to sanitation services in priority low income areas […]

World Bank approves US$125m additional funding for sanitation and water project

About 550,000 Ghanaians in low income urban communities of the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA) and the Greater Kumasi Metropolitan Area (GKMA) are expected to receive improved water and sanitation services in the coming months. This follows the approval of an additional financing of US$ 125 million by the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors […]

Ghana launches corona life TV series campaign

The Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA) Sanitation and Water Project the Sanitation and Water Resources Ministry in collaboration InGenius Africa and Graphic Communication Group have embarked on a Television series dubbed corona life aimed at creating an attitudinal change among the populace, in an effort to reduce covid-19 pandemic. The series which aims at attitudinal change which […]

GAMA collaborates with others to reduce surge in COVID-19 cases

The Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA) Sanitation and Water Project with funding from the World Bank and support from the Sanitation and Water Resources Ministry, is collaborating with InGenius Africa and Graphic Communications Group to sensitize Ghanaians on behavior change through corona life series to reduce the surge in COVID-19 cases. On Tuesday, July 14 […]

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 […]