In 2010, a severe drought caused one of Niger’s worst food shortages in history. In 2011, the prolonged lack of rain caused another poor harvest and initiated a nationwide crisis year. Mercilessly, when rains finally came in 2012,
Who looks after children when their parents die?
On April 20, 2011 in the Wassa Amenfi District of Western Ghana, Africare-Ghana held a commissioning ceremony in celebration of the completion of the Ghana Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene for Health (WASHH) Project, which was funded by a generous donation from President Barack Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize Award.
Changing Lives Through Clean Water – Africare partners with President Obama’s Effort to Improve Lives in Africa
Clean water is the gateway to good health and development. This is why Africare, using the Nobel Prize monies generously donated by President Obama, launched the Ghana Water Access, Sanitation and Hygiene for Health (WASHH) Project in the Wasa Amenfi West District of Ghana on September 1, 2010.
Washington, D.C. – More than 800 government representatives, district chiefs, traditional leaders, heads of institutions and community members gathered in the Wassa Amenfi West District of Ghana on September 1, 2010 to witness the launch of the Ghana Water Access, Sanitation and Hygiene for Health (WASHH) Project.
Project Title: COPE – Community Based Orphan Care Protection and Empowerment
Time Frame: 2005-2010