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Sunday, September 8, 2013
GLOBAL HOST PROJECT CONSTRUCTS TEN -SEAT WATER CLOSET TOILET FACILITY IN DUAKOR
As part of solving the sanitation
challenges in Duakor, Global Host Project in collaboration with some students
from Western Michigan University, Sean & Connie Bashaw and Edward Fletcher
Foundation have constructed a 10-Seat toilet facility in the area.
Since the establishment
of Duakor community in the Cape Coast Metropolis, the community has been
lacking public toilet facility.
Global Host Project in
April, 2012, identified a catalogue ofvarious developmental challengesof the people of Duakor and its adjoining villages, priority among which
were poor environmental sanitation,lack
of public toilet facilities, nonexistent of computers in the basic and JHS to
sharpen pupils skills in Information and communication technology.
The Country Director of
Global Host Project, Kwesi Sampson noted that barely three months after the
Project cited Duakor’s needs; the organization donated laptops and set up a
Computer centre at the Okyeso catholic Basic and JHS in July 2012.
He said the
organization re-affirmed its affiliation with the people and initiated a
proposal to provide 10- seat water
closet toilets facilities along the Coastal stretch to reduce the incidence of preventable
accidents restore their dignity and promote tourism on the beach front. Mr.
Sampson appealed to the residents to maintain the facility.
The Executive Director
of Global Host Project Nicole Beauchamp expressed her gratitude to all who
supported the initiative in realizing the construction of the public toilet.
The Chief of Duakor
Torgbui Ayix II noted that nobody has constructed a public toilet for them, hence
was grateful to Global Host Project and her partners for assisting the community.
He latter enstooled Mr. Sean Bashaw as a developmental Chief for the area with
is stool name as Torgbui Adika Dzorkpe.