Nationwide Democratic Congress (NDC) Sunyani West parliamentary aspirant, Millicent Amankwah Yeboah, is developing a mechanised borehole for the Gyaasi group of Chiraa in the Sunyani West District of the Bono Area.
This will come in response to an attraction by citizens of the neighborhood some months back about their wrestle with accessing potable water.
The borehole, when concluded, will provide hundreds of homes with high quality and hygienic water for domestic use.
At a the latest sod-chopping ceremony, Chiraahene Berima Mintah Afari ll, Damongo MP Adam Mutawakilu, Bono Regional Chairman of the NDC Nyamekye Marfo and other occasion executives, ended up present.
Chiraa, a farming local community in the Sunyani-West district of the Bono Location, had been relying on a stream in the neighborhood for drinking water.
Nonetheless, the stream that serves as a resource of drinking water is the very same source of water for animals.
Inhabitants say the stream has been infested with Guinea worm.
“The environment of the stream appear filthy. Individuals listed here get infected with Guinea worms in this working day and age. Chiraa is not a village and warrants better”, a resident lamented.
“When it rains, so significantly dust enters the h2o that we drink, wastewater from washed cloth flows back into the h2o,” a further resident reported, with an attractiveness to authorities to arrive to their help.
Through her campaign, Millicent Amankwah Yeboah, who is earning a initial endeavor for the seat, noticed that men and women drink from the unhygienic stream even as they share it with animals.
As an instant evaluate, she provided blocks and cement for a wall to be erected around the source of the water although promising to build a borehole in the foreseeable future.
With the sod-reducing ceremony, Millicent Amankwah is earning a firm work at satisfying her promise at a time that the Globe Health and fitness Organisation and the Ghana Health Services are urging recurrent hand clean beneath operating h2o
“It is unfortunate to see individuals consume from this h2o, and after handful of consultations and with each other with my celebration executives, my NGO and a partnership with some Arabian buddies, we are setting up this mechanized borehole for the neighborhood,” she mentioned.
“We are not intrigued in the financial component of this project but the influence on the people today,” she added.
“The identical job will be built at Dumasua and other communities in the Sunyani West District”, she claimed.
Chiraahene Berima Mintah Afari ll praised Millicent Amankwah Yeboah, and claimed her intervention is a stage in the ideal route in observing the Covid-19 security protocols.
“We are advised to clean our arms regularly less than functioning water. A borehole with out there drinking water at this second is timely and for that, we are grateful to her,” he claimed.
He encouraged parliamentary aspirant who has by now presented Veronica Buckets, sanitizers, soaps, and tissue papers to the neighborhood, to continue to be a servant of the people even as she climbs large on the political ladder.
He encouraged her to answer to the neighborhood anytime her guidance was essential.