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About Us

iWASH Africa is a social enterprise founded in September 2018 as a spinoff from the activities of the Water Satellite Sensitization Programme. iWASH Africa implements a series of programmes geared towards providing solutions to water scarcity, sanitation and hygiene challenges. iWASH Africa tackles WASH challenges in rural communities with an entrepreneurial approach, providing jobs AND clean water and sanitation services.

Our Vision

To become a global champion in implementing integrated water and sanitation solutions.

Our Mission

iWASH Africa is committed to engaging communities to develop integrated water and sanitation solutions that put an end to water scarcity, poor sanitation conditions, and outbreaks of water-related diseases.

Our Goals

  • To eradicate extreme poverty.
  • To increase the literacy rate in rural communities.
  • To empower people to people especially children with the knowledge and skills to adopt best practices in water and sanitation.
  • To reduce the occurrence of water-related diseases and deaths.

Our Objectives

The foundation shall:

  • Taking initiatives that fight against poverty and social exclusion through the provision of potable water and clean toilets to rural communities.
  • Empowering pupils and students to advocate for water, sanitation and hygiene issues in their communities.
  • Educating the population on best practices in water, sanitation and hygiene.

Our Core values

To support the vision, the foundation embraces the following values

  • Community Engagement
  • Partnership
  • Transparency
  • Inclusion of Youth and Women
  • Team Work

Our Thematic Areas

  • Poverty alleviation and Livelihood Empowerment
  • Educational Support and Personal Development
  • Water and Sanitation, Hygiene

Management Team

Mr. Jacob K. Amengor

Co-Founder & Chief Coordinator

Jacob Kwasi Amengor is a young water professional from Ghana. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Water and Sanitation and is currently pursuing a Master of Science Degree in Civil Engineering at the University of Calgary, Canada. Jacob is a RECIRCULATE Project Ambassador with Lancaster University Environment Centre, a member of the International Water Association, and the 2018 IWA Young Leadership Award Winner. He is also a Global Shaper, an initiative of the World Economic Forum, and a Young Water Fellow. He works as an Assistant Water Quality Assurance Officer with the Ghana Water Company Limited. He serves as the co-chair of the IWA Young Water Professional Chapter in Ghana.

Dzifa Acolor

Co-Founder & Operations Coordinator

Dzifa is a water and sustainability professional with 4 years of work experience in environmental sustainability, water management, human centered development and operations. She has experience working on projects with UNDP and UN-HABITAT in Ghana. Dzifa has a Master’s degree in Climate Change and Sustainability Management from the University of Ghana. She serves as Operations coordinator of iWASH Africa, and assists in initiation of partnerships and ensuring social and environmental sustainability of projects.

Eric S. Senoo

Finance Coordinator

Eric Seyram Senoo is responsible for planning and managing the income and expenditure of the foundation. He brings to iWASH Africa his experience in financial administration, donor fund management, project management, youth development and capacity building. He has worked with organizations such as International Citizen Service, Lattitude Global Volunteering, Ghana, Youth Net International and Lattitude ICS Ghana Alumni (LIGA) where he has helped in community and youth empowerment, research, sustainable livelihood and active global citizenship. Eric holds a Bachelor degree in Management Studies from the University of Cape Coast, Ghana and is a student member of the Chartered Institute of Accountants, Ghana.

Elorm B. Mottey

Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator

Barbara Elorm Mottey had her Bachelor degree in Mathematics with Economics at the University of Cape Coast (UCC) in Ghana, and is currently studying a Master’s programme in Biostatistics at the University of Massachusetts, USA. Elorm had her national service as a Teaching Assistant in the Department of Agriculture Extension and Economics, UCC. Prior to this, she served as an intern in the Budget office of the Ho Municipal Assembly. She is presently a Senior Research Assistant in the Institute of Health Research at the University of Health and Allied Science in Ghana.

Abigail M. Agbosu

Community Engagement Coordinator

Abigail Maaku Agbosu has a Bachelors in Psychology and Information Cycle, and is pursuing further studies in Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning. She has worked on various programs with organizations like DOT, MasterCard Foundation as a Youth Investigator and with Firefly Aidgroup as a project coordinator. She has over six years experience in NGOs operations and project management.