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TitleKpolo community report: cost of water and sanitation services in Kpolo in the East Gonja District of Northern Region, Ghana
Publication TypeProgress Report
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsNyarko, KB
Pagination8 p.; 3 Tab.; 3 Fig.;
Date Published11/2012
Place PublishedThe Hague, The Netherlands
TypeWASHCost Ghana community report
Publication LanguageEnglish
Keywordscost of water, ghana, rural and peri-urban areas

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

Kpolo community with a population of 338 has only one formal water system which has not been reliable. The overall water service in terms of quantity accessed, accessibility by distance and crowding-with-reliability gives all the respondents (100%) receiving sub-standard.The community has two public traditional pit latrines which the community members access at no fee. None of the respondents had household toilet facility. The sanitation service level in Kpolo based on the WASHCost Sanitation Service ladder is 80% sub-standard and 20% no service. [authors abstract]




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