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TitleKito community report: cost of water and sanitation services in Kito in the East Gonja District of Northern Region, Ghana.
Publication TypeProgress Report
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsNyarko, KB
Pagination8 p.; 3 Tab.; 3 Fig.;
Date Published12/2012
TypeWASHCost Ghana community report
Publication LanguageEnglish
Keywordscost of water, ghana, rural and peri-urban areas, water supply

This report was generated from a study into the cost of water and sanitation services received by the inhabitants in Kito in the East Gonja District of the Northern region of Ghana.

Kito community,with a population of 238 has four formal water point systems,three of which are reliable. All members of this community are receiving acceptable water service at the basic and intermediate levels with most respondents (64%) enjoying the intermediate service.  The community has one public toilet, two household and two institutional toilet facilities. Sanitation service level in the community based on WASHCost sanitation service ladder revealed that about 18% of the respondents are receiving acceptable (improved) sanitation service whiles about 64% of the respondents receive sub-standard service and 18% no service. [authors abstract]




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