Hygiene promotion campaign

One of the main objectives of our project in Ashaiman is improving hygiene, health and quality of life for the urban slum community. Creating improved sanitation services and waste management is essential, but a key element in facilitating this is … Continue reading

Ashaiman construction update: March 2016

This month the construction of the digester is practically finalized. The large 27x27m square cavity was first covered with white felt to protect the black impermeable membrane at the bottom.       In the middle a pole supports orange … Continue reading

Featured partners: African Water Facility and African Development Bank

Since 2013 Safi Sana is proud to have a tri partite public private partnership with African Water Facility (AWF)/ African Development Bank (AfDB) and Training Research and Networking for Development (TREND). The African Water Facility is financing the civil works … Continue reading

Ashaiman construction update

With the digester walls finished, the factory area in Ashaiman is beginning to take shape. The concrete structure forms 27 x 27m, while the entire factory area forms a large trapezoid by approximately 200 x 200m. The area will host … Continue reading

Featured partner: ASHMA

Safi Sana is very happy to have a public-private partnership with Ashaiman Municipal Assembly (ASHMA) and strong support from its Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) Mr Ibrahim Baidoo. Sanitation and waste management is the responsibility of the local government, and Safi … Continue reading

New factory in Ashaiman

In late 2015 we began the construction of a full-scale commercial factory in Ashaiman, urban slum near Accra, Ghana, with approximately 280,000 inhabitants. Only 10% of Ashaiman’s local population have access to sanitation, as there is currently no formal waste treatment in Ashaiman. Safi Sana is going to change that. … Continue reading

New opportunities in 2016

The opening of the Ashaiman factory in April 2016 brings with it a whole host of new opportunities, allowing for the impact of Safi Sana’s work to reach even further. The Via Water project will use the Safi Sana factory outputs of organic … Continue reading

Safi Sana’s milestones in 2015

As 2015 draws to a close, we wanted to look back on the year’s achievements. In 2015, Safi Sana worked hard to scale up the sourcing of solid waste from food markets. The mix of solid waste with faecal waste … Continue reading