Safi Sana team ETS wins New Business Challenge 2016!

Congratulations to Paula Beens, Richard Nti Ampofo, Jeffrey Vos and Tiniwah Mensah of the Safi Sana team ETS! We’re very proud of your work and highly impressed by the solutions you came up with. The New Business Challenge 2016 was … Continue reading

Safi Sana trains over a thousand people

Education and information are crucial in improving sanitation, hygiene and waste management in a neighborhood like Ashaiman. Firstly, because it is necessary for behavioral change, and secondly, because it creates a sense of public ownership. For this reason, Safi Sana … Continue reading

Safi Sana joins NBC Netherlands – Ghana

Safi Sana is happy to join the New Business Challenge Netherlands – Ghana Sustainable Trade, commissioned by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Embassy of the Kingdom of The Netherlands in Accra and the RvO (the Netherlands Enterprise Agency). … Continue reading

Featured partner: Steering Committee & Learning Alliance

Two years ago Safi Sana founded a Steering Committee which meets every quarter to discuss the progress and challenges of the Safi Sana project. The members are representatives of: The Energy Commission (EC), Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), PURC, … Continue reading

President Mahama visits Ashaiman factory

Last month the President of Ghana, John Dramani Mahama, visited the Safi Sana Factory in Ashaiman. His visit was part of a national tour to visit Public Private Partnership (PPP) projects. President Mahama was joined by the regional minister, Member … Continue reading

World Waternet laboratory training

7 members of our staff have completed an extensive laboratory training organised by Safi Sana and Waterproef, partner of World Waternet. The primary goal was to empower and improve our skills in analytical testing, procedures and best lab practices. It … Continue reading

New toilet block at Church of Christ Basic School

Together with the Church of Christ Basic School in Ashaiman, Safi Sana recently celebrated the opening of a thoroughly renovated school toilet facility. This new facility was funded by Dutch schoolchildren from the Van der Muelen-Vastwijk school in Weesp, The … Continue reading

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

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