|Title||Kpoglu community report: cost of water and sanitation services in Kpoglu in the Ketu South district|
|Publication Type||Progress Report|
|Year of Publication||2012|
|Pagination||10 p.; 3 Tab,; 1 Fig,;|
|Type||WASHCost Ghana community report|
|Keywords||ghana, rural and peri-urban areas, water cost, water systems|
Cost of water and sanitation services in Kpoglu in the Ketu South district of the Volta region of Ghana.
This report was generated from a study into the cost of water and sanitation services received by the inhabitants in Kpoglu in the Ketu South district of the Volta region of Ghana.
Kpoglu community with a population of 334 has two functional water facilities, one borehole with handpump and a limited mechanised system. Only 40% of the respondents receive the basic water level of service or better on quantity accessed, access by distance and crowding-with reliability.
Sanitation coverage in the community is 24%. About 48% of the respondents and their members resort to open defecation, and dig and bury practise. [authors abstract]