(MILLENNIUM AFRICAN YOUTH INITIATIVE)
SUPPORTING YOUTH TO SUCCEED!
WISE is a project of the Millennium Excellence Foundation in partnership with World Vision Ghana to provide Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) facilities that will impact the lives of at least One Million people in Ghana within a 5-year timeframe.
PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION PHASES
The project is expected to reach its aim of sustainable improvements in sanitation, hygiene, and water for at least 48 target districts in all 16 regions with the following outputs over 5 years.
- 60,000 improved household toilets
- 320 6-seater gender, disability and child-friendly institutional toilets in schools
- 320 4-seater gender, disability and child-friendly institutional toilets in health facilities
- 48 Nurturing Care Group promoting behavior change
- 48 schools implementing school health education activities with improved knowledge in sanitation
- A revolving fund for financing sustainable household toilets was established in all 16 regions
- 250 boreholes fitted with hand pumps or mechanized
- 330 solar-powered limited mechanized systems (4 – 6 Tap NSUPA Model)
- 250 solar-powered limited mechanized system (8 – 10 Tap Medium System)
- 1,250 household water connections
- 3,200 permanent handwashing stations in schools and healthcare facilities
- 2,400 suitable handwashing stations at public places
- Hand hygiene for all initiatives implemented in all districts in collaboration with stakeholders
- Behavior change communication interventions implemented
SYSTEMS STRENGTHENING AND GOVERNANCE
Here, the project will support MMDAs to strengthen their institutional structures and systems for planning, implementation, monitoring & evaluation, and learning in order to promote ownership and the sustainability of WASH interventions.
Policy, advocacy, and social accountability
The project will also focus on getting the policy environment right and engaging MDA and MMDAs to influence policies and remove barriers against sustainable access to WASH services while ensuring increased accountability.
The entire project is estimated to cost about US$100 million budgeted at US$20 million per annum for the next 5 years.
Please join us and make a pledge to save and improve the lives of over 1 million children and their families in Ghana for the next 5 years.