Ghana Receives £27M Green Loan From UK For Clean Drinking Water

On Saturday, the UK government announced it would provide a £27M (around US$35.5M) green loan to fund the use of solar energy to sterilize drinking water for rural communities in Ghana, Africa. It will accomplish this using technology developed by a UK-based firm called Aqua Africa. The UK Export Finance (UKEF) green loan to the Ghanaian government comes after an agreement between the country’s sanitation & water resources ministry and Aqua Africa in support of a project that has goals to alleviate roughly 225,000 people in Ghana from day-to-day water…

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