China Helps Ghana With $12 Million To Boost Potable Water

China Helps Ghana With $12 Million To Boost Potable Water

The People's Republic of China has donated an amount worth $12 million to government of Ghana in aid of the promotion of access to potable water which will see the construction of a thousand boreholes across small towns in the Brong Ahafo, Northern, Western Eastern, Upper East and Volta regions.

The borehole project is expected to be implemented under the auspices of the Ministry of Water Resources, Works and Housing thus expected to reduce water-borne diseases, reduce the burden on women and children and further upgrade the quality of small businesses and cottage industries.

Signing ceremony The Minister of Finance, Mr Seth Terkper, signed the memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Chinese Ambassador to Ghana, Ms Sun Baohong, in Accra.

The grant happens to be the very first grant ever provided by the Chinese government to Ghana in the area of  access of potable.

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