The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs has been a long-time leading funder of the WASH sector. In July 2015, under the Ghana WASH Window program, the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands awarded a partnership of Safe Water Network, Mannen van Staal, and Kingdom Water a $3 million subsidy to expand the Volta Lake Cluster of water Stations to credible scale under a public-private partnership (PPP) model. This grant funds the installation of 30 Stations and 10 Sub-Stations in the cluster as well as the refinement of the technical service support proposition necessary to ensure the operational sustainability of these water Stations. The PPP among Safe Water Network, Mannen van Staal, Kingdom Water, and local District Assemblies leverages extensive experience in water supply, innovative water treatment design, and support from local government and communities, ensuring long-term financial and operational sustainability of Stations at the cluster level.


A region lacking safe water access alongside the world’s largest reservoir.