Category Archives: Cheko

Ramadan: Fasting All Day Means Every Drop of Clean Water Counts

Today marks the 14th day of Ramadan. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar where Muslims fast from dawn until sunset, going without food or water for 30 days. The only people who do not fast are nursing … Continue reading

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Back to Tamale and it feels so good!

After two weeks of training and saying farewell to some pretty awesome fellows, I have officially started as Ghana Country Director. It feels so good to be back with CWS! With the 6 newly implemented villages, CWS now has 38 … Continue reading

Posted in Cheko, Gbong, Monitoring, Nyamaliga, Tacpuli, The CWS Team, Wambong, Zanzugu Yipela | 1 Comment

This week in pictures

Posted in Chani, Cheko, Fellowship Program, Jarigu, Monitoring, Wambong, Yipela, Zanzugu, Zanzugu Yipela | Leave a comment

Day 3: Household Visits, Lab Training and Full Implementation Review

Day 3 of the Fellowship was a very full day for the teams.  The first half of the day was spent visiting existing CWS villages.  Each team visited a different CWS village.  Half of each team monitored sales at the … Continue reading

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Day 2: New Year’s Eve!

The second day of the fellowship began with a brief classroom review of the CWS approach to water treatment followed by a more hands on lesson.  The fellows practiced rolling alum balls and using it on samples of dugout water.  … Continue reading

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World Water Day!

Yesterday was World Water Day, and we made sure to celebrate this special day with our entire CWS Family here in Ghana! We started our celebration bright and early by opening our fifth water business in Gbong! It was so … Continue reading

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Opening Day at Cheko

Today was opening day at Cheko and it was a great success – 80% of the village showed up to buy water! Out of the 7 households that did not come this morning, 2 of them are Fulani families. The … Continue reading

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