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CAPACITY BUILDING TRAINING WORKSHOP FORDISTRICT STAFF IN ASUTIFI NORTH DISTRICT

ANAM WASH HUBDATES FOR NOVEMBER, 2021

WASH CAPACITY BUILDING TRAINING WORKSHOP FORDISTRICT STAFF IN ASUTIFI NORTH DISTRICT  

From the 15th to the 19th of November 2021, officials of theAsutifi North District Assembly participated in a training workshop jointlyorganized by the District Assembly and IRC Ghana. The 5-day training workshopwas held at the Hall of the District Assembly each day from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and had over 60 district staff officials participating in each day’s session.  

The training workshop was jointly funded by the Conrad Hilton Foundation and theLatter-Day Saint Charities under the ANAM WASH Initiative. The aim of the 5-daytraining workshop was to among other things, equip staff of the Asutifi NorthDistrict Assembly with knowledge and skillset in:

  1. Life-Cycle CostAnalysis (LCCA) 
  2. Tariff settingand auditing
  3. Basic designprocedures and guidelines for Water Services 
  4. Customer services
  5. Service deliverymodels for Water Services 
  6. FacilityManagement planning 
  7. Sanitationsub-sector policies and strategies 
  8. WASH Sector laws,policies, and guidelines
  9. Water qualitymonitoring  

Facilitatorsof the workshop include Prof Kwabena B Nyarko (KNUST), Mr. Mohammed IbrahimAdokor, Mr. Jonathan Azasoo (NDPC), Mr. Tsekpetse Akuamoah Kweku (MSWR), and Ing .Zuyeri Julian (Hydro, Ahafo Region).  

 

FIELD DATA COLLECTION FOR 2021 WASH SERVICE MONITORING  

Service monitoring including tracking the status and performance of Water, Sanitationand Hygiene systems in various communities, schools and healthcare facilitiesin the Asutifi North district commenced in the month of November. The service monitoring exercise engaged enumerators from the Water Unit of the District Works Department, Environmental Health and Sanitation Department, DPCU, Department of Social Welfare, District Education Office, and District Health Directorate who for four weeks collected field data and water samples for water quality analysis.  

Upon completion of the field data collection phase of the service monitoring exercise, the data will be analyzed, and a report prepared for onwarddissemination of the results.    

 

2021 BUDGET TRACKING STUDY IN ASUTIFI NORTH DISTRICT KICKS OFF 

IRCGhana is leading the ANAM partners in an exercise to track the life cycle cost/expenditure incurred on WASH systems in the Asutifi North District asagainst projected expenses in the ANAM WASH master plan which commencedimplementation in 2018.  

Theexercise will focus on tracking expenses made by local and national government,Hilton partners, communities, Civil Society Organizations, private individuals,and philanthropists towards the development and management of WASH deliverysystems in the Asutifi North district. The exercise will cast its scope onexpenditure made in the years 2019 and 2020.  

Costsbeing tracked include capital expenditure, capital maintenance expenditure, directsupport costs, operational expenditure, and indirect support expenditure.  

The tracking exercise kicked of on the 24th of November and is expected  to be completed in five to six weeks.  

 

32ND EDITION OF ANAM WASH RADIO DISCUSSION 

The 32nd edition of the monthly ANAM WASH radio discussion was held onThursday November 25, 2021, at Anapua FM in Kenyasi. This month’s edition was dedicated to discussing the Role of Women in WASH Service Delivery and had resource persons from Ghana Education Service (Ms. Felicia Ohenewaa Larbi), and Kenyasi Graduates and Students Union (Ms. Owusu Konadu Jacinta).  

 

 

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