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The Special Treat Project

To improve the living conditions of 300,000 people in the Greater Accra region through improved and sustainable waste water management and treatment.

Project number



  • Ghana


  • Nsawam-Adoagyiri
  • GA Central
  • GA West


  • Sanitation and hygiene
  • (liquid) Improved waste management

Project budget

€ 6,654,000 (GWW contribution = € 4,637,800)


  • The Special Treat Project


  • MDF Global BV
  • GC International BV
  • J. Stanley-Owusu & Company Ltd
  • MDF West Africa Ltd
  • Institute for Environment and Sanitation Studies
  • Nsawam-Adoagyiri MA
  • GA Central MA
  • GA West MA

Project description

The project aims at significantly improving the living conditions of 300,000 people in and environment of the Municipal Assemblies of Nsawam-Adoagyiri, GA Central and GA West. This by treating approximately 50% of the estimated annual faecal sludge generation in these MAs. The project installs 6 30-seater sanitation blocks (plus 4 after the project duration), 1 Waste Water Treatment Plants (WWTP) and 1 Waste Water Transfer Station at the project locations. At the WWTP production facilities for biogas, fertilizer and compost will also be established.

Project duration

5 years