Wa East


Wa East District has a population of about 72,024 people with 138 communities. The district had 34 verified ODF communities as at June 2018. The main programme being undertaken to end open defecation is the Community-Led Total Sanitation approach and Sanitation Marketing, all of which are components of the Rural Sanitation Model and Strategy (RSMS), which was launched in 2012. The Wa East District authorities have set December 2020 as the target date for eradication of open defecation district-wide. The District receives technical and funding support from UNICEF and IDA.

Number of communities
Number of ODF communities


The Wa East District receives technical and funding support for basic sanitation mainly from UNICEF and the IDA. Your support in whatever form can help make a difference.