Despite recent sanitation successes and the introduction of promising technologies, roughly 85 percent of Ghanaians still lack access to improved sanitation. This gap in coverage has led to recurring cholera outbreaks in recent years. Ghana is now tackling its sanitation challenges with renewed vigor, and intensifying efforts to scale up sanitation improvements nationwide with the help of the USAID-funded Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) for Health initiative .
It is in this regard, that the Pencils of Promise, an NGO in Adaklu supports the District Education Directorate to engage with parents and pupils of Kpatove Basic School on how to sew Reusable Sanitary pads
Mrs Rose J Appoh Binney the District Director of Education acknowledged the support from PoP and encouraged parents and traditional leaders to help maintain the wash station and play their roles as stakeholders to promote good health and also improve performance.