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Author(s): WaterAid
Published in: 2018
Pages: 9
Publisher: WaterAid, London, United Kingdom


SFD Lite Report - Wa, Ghana SFD Promotion Initiative

The Upper West Region of Ghana is located in the north-western corner of Ghana with the Wa Municipality in the south-eastern part of the Upper West region. Currently, the total population of the Municipality stands at 127,284 and its population density is 542 persons per sq. km. The Municipality has an urban population growth rate of 4% as compared to the national urban growth rate of 3.4%.

The commonest toilet facility is public toilet and is used by 37 percent of households in the Municipality. The use of WC is the second commonest. About 42 percent of the households in the Municipality have no toilet facility. The Wa Municipality is without a sewer system and most residents release wastewater into vacant open spaces and bush areas. The SFD shows that 10% of faecal sludge is safely managed.