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"OUR HOPE FOR A HOUSEHOLD TOILET HAS BECOME A REALITY" 

Madam Agatha Adumesia and Cecelia Kyeremaa aged 65 and 60, respectively, are peasant farmers and natives of the Gambia No.2. Their husband died 10 years ago after a short ailment diagnosed as diabetes. Madam Agatha Adumesia is blessed with 3 children. Madam Cecelia Kyeremaa on the other hand has no kids of her own. With the little support from the community, the family is able feed.

Following a stakeholder engagement on Sanitation Marketing and with help from the Social Welfare Department of the Asutifi North District, Madam Agatha’s household was chosen to benefit from the construction of a KVIP toilet by World Vison Ghana. This household, upon thorough assessment by the community, was identified as vulnerable. As a result, a youth groups in the community offered dig the the pit as a way of supporting Madam Agatha's household to have a befitting toilet.

A tearful mood, madam Agatha expressed her delight: “We least expected this. Years of using public latrine and begging other households to use their personal latrines at night has now come to an end. We are highly grateful to God, World Vison and the citizens of Gambia No.2."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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