Water, Sanitation & Hygiene

Africare Completes the Ghana WASHH Project

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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.

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Traditional leaders at the launch ceremony
Traditional leaders at the launch ceremony

Africare Launches Obama Water Project

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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.

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2008 Holiday card by Elsha Stockseth
2008 Holiday card by Elsha Stockseth

Elsha Gives Back Again

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For the past three years, 25-year-old Elsha Stockseth of South Weber, Utah, has used her tech-savvy talents to design and sell holiday cards to her friends and family. All the proceeds from her sales are then donated to support a cause Elsha feels passionately about: clean water in Africa.

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A Christmas card designed by Elsha Stockseth
A Christmas card designed by Elsha Stockseth

Elsha Gives Back

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“My hopes and prayers are that someday … everyone in the world will have the necessary fresh water they need to sustain life.”
-Elsha Stockseth

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