Household Toilet Construction

Owning and having access to her own toilet was a distant dream for Rita Ama Yeboah. “All my life I have been compelled to use a toilet which was also used by other people in my neighborhood,” she said. Due to this Rita was susceptible to diseases such as diarrhea, cholera, Hepatitis A and her worries exacerbated when she got pregnant with her first child.

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Rita Ama Yeboah poses in front of her newly constructed toilet, which is built by GHEI to improve sanitation and hygiene standards for Rita and her family. © GHEI/Pratik Tandon
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To date, GHEI has built more than 35 toilets benefiting more than 500 people in Humjibre, Ghana. © GHEI/Pratik Tandon

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