Papagya

  • Overview
  • Medical
  • Water
  • Business

Overview

Papagya is located in the Central Region of  Ghana.  People in Papagya are primarily dedicated to farming, animal raising, and cacao growing. The community has a CHPs clinic directly in community. The community also has access to a private pharmacy.  Currently, the community uses boreholes and a river/creek to access water. Approximately, only about 40 percent of the community have access to safe and clean drinking water.  Community members have access to school from kindergarten through junior high-school.  The community expressed that their top needs are a larger supply of water, improved toilet facilities, and a processing facility for cassava and oranges.

District: Abura/Asebu/Kwamankese

Region: Central

Homes : 307
Population : 2968
Water System : No
Community Bank : No
Electricity : Yes
Health Center : Yes
Education : Up to Junior high school
Percent of homes with toilet facility : 2%

Medical

Program Status

  • Planning
  • Active
  • Complete

HEALTH CARE ACCESS:

Global Brigades establishes mobile clinics in Papagya up to twice per year in an effort to provide access to basic health care services to the community members.  In conjunction with the  government run Ghana Health Service, GB is working to improve healthcare in the region including the support of establishing and training local Community Health Volunteers.  

The most common illnesses seen in Papagya are malaria, cough, and skin rashes.

Water

Program Status

  • Planning
  • Active
  • Complete

Global Brigades is working on the implementation of the Holistic Model in Papagya but has not yet begun with the Water Brigades program.  Now in the planning phase, implementation of a water solution will start as soon as feasible.

Business

Program Status

  • Planning
  • Active
  • Complete

Global Brigades is working on the implementation of the Holistic Model in Papagya but has not yet begun with the Business Brigades program. Now in the planning phase, the local team will begin surveying businesses in the community to solidify partnerships.

Local Reference Points

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