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CONIWAS News

Mar 28
CONIWAS, partners donate to Pediator-Korpe flood victims

On the 27th of March. The Coalition of Non-Governmental Organisations in the Water and Sanitation Sector (CONIWAS) and its partners have donated some relief items to some communities affected by the Akosombo Dam spillage in the Ada East. The items include bags of bags of rice, sachet water and used clothes worth hundreds of Ghana […]

Mar 24
Standardizing Menstrual Hygiene Products: A Crucial Step Towards Women’s Health

As part of CONIWAS advocacy work towards women having issues free menstrual period, CONIWAS has collaborated with the Ghana Standard Authority (GSA) to organize a stakeholder engagement to kick start the process of standardizing reusable pads. Apart from cultural and social factors that make girls and women have difficult menstrual period; there is also the […]

Dec 14
Capacity Strengthening workshop for members in WASH Advocacy and Fundraising

On 21st to 23rd November 2023, IRC Ghana in collaborating with the Coalition of NGOs in water and sanitation (CONIWAS) held a training workshop for members of CONIWAS in Tamale on Advocacy and Fundraising in WASH. With a participant number of 30, the inaugural day of the WASH Advocacy Workshop set the stage for a […]

Nov 19
CONIWAS re-echoes calls for gov’t to increase investment in sanitation

The Coalition of Non-Governmental Organisations in Water and Sanitation (CONIWAS) has reiterated its call on the government to accelerate the process leading to the establishment of the National Sanitation Authority and the National Sanitation Fund. According to the Coalition, the national sanitation authority and the sanitation fund coming on stream will help to propel sanitation […]

Nov 19
CONIWAS Marks World Toilet Day with Focus on ‘Accelerating Change Through Strategic Partnerships; Every Contribution Counts’

Ghana joined the world to mark the World Toilet Day on the 19th of November, a global day set aside to remind everyone about the millions of people in the world who lack proper sanitation. The theme for this year in Ghana is, “Accelerating Change Through Strategic Partnerships; Every Contribution Counts,” underscores the urgency for […]

Oct 30
Mole XXXIV WASH Conference opens in Jirapa with the theme Building Inclusive and Resilient WASH Systems to Reach the Unserved.

  The 34th annual MOLE Conference on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) opened in Jirapa in the Upper West Region on Monday. Dubbed MOLE XXXIV, the conference attracted more than 150 participants from the WASH sector including government officials, officials of local and international Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in WASH, development partners, traditional leaders, and the diplomatic […]