Safe Water Network commissions Ghc200,00 water project for Bonwire

Access to potable water is a luxury to residents of Bonwire in the Ashanti Region. Residents have had to depend on a borehole of rain water for domestic purposes.

But their problem is likely to be over by the end of September, 2015.

This is because, Safe Water Network, an NGO, has broken ground for the construction of a 200,000 Ghana cedis water project for the people of Bonwire.

In the next sixty days, residents of Bonwire will have access to potable water in their various homes.

The project by Safe Water Network in collaboration with the Chief of Bonwire, Nana Bobie Ansah II, will bring a huge relief due the constant challenge faced by residents over access to portable water.

The Chief of Bonwire, Nana Bobie Ansah II, thanked Safe Water Network for extending their project to the people of Bonwire.

He was hopeful the project will solve their challenges in accessing potable water.

Nana Bobie Ansah II noted that, it is his vision as the leader of the community to make potable water easily accessible to all residents.

The Program Manager for Safe Water Network, Charles Yeboah, said the water project forms part of the NGO’s target to provide safe drinking water to about 150 million people in some selected countries.

“Our expectation at Safe Water Network is to ensure that, every Ghanaian is provided with safe drinking water”.

Meanwhile, all business activities have bounced back to normalcy after some protracted chieftaincy dispute in Bonwire.

The Chief of the area, Nana Bobie Ansah the second, is therefore calling on investors to come and do business in the area because there is absolute peace.

Bonwire is known for its Kente weaving business. But the business partially collapsed last year due to a chieftaincy dispute in the area that led to insecurity among residents.

Business has now bounced back after the dispute was resolved by the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu the second some months ago.

The chief, Nana Bobie Ansah the second, pleaded with all the residents to remain united for the development of the township.

By: Ibrahim Abubakar/

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