Updated: Apr 27, 2020
Around the world today, about 785 million people, that’s 1 in 9, lack access to safe and clean water. The Ho Teaching hospital, located in the Volta region of Ghana was part of this statistic, until LIFE for Relief and Development donated a water filtration plant, commissioned on December 10th, 2019.
Before the water filtration plant was built, there was not a single water well within a 50km radius of the facility; that’s just a little over 31 miles. The people of the Volta region would have to walk this long distance just to get access to clean water for drinking, showering and a