Jirapa District

A beautiful household latrine belonging to a Natural Leader

District ODF Brief

The Jirapa District has an estimated population of 88,402 with 116 communities. With a deadline of December 2020 set to declare districtwide ODF, Jirapa had managed to verify nine communities as at June 2018. The district is currently implementing the CLTS aproach with support from UNICEF and IDA, and with the current level of desire and support, and the general atmosphere in the Upper West Region where open defecation norms are fast changing, it is believed that the 2020 deadline will be met.

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