The Indian Women Association, Ghana (IWAG), at the weekend inaugurated a mechanised borehole, worth GH¢ 20,000 for the residents of Adoagyiri-Zongo at Nsawam in the Eastern region.
Another borehole was being constructed at a cost of GH¢20,000 for the people of Sabon-Zongo, at Nsawam.
The vice president of the IWAG, Mrs. Vanisha Daryanani, said the association, which has been in existence in the country for the past 40, has executed several projects and promoted cultural values at some communities.
She said the association decided to assist solve the water crisis that had hit the people, adding “When we heard the news of water shortage, we decided to help the residents in this difficult situation.”
Mrs. Daryanani said the association would continue to support the people in times of water shortage.
The Municipal Chief Executive of Nsawam-Adoagyiri, Mr. Ben Ohene Ayeh, and Mrs. Surinder Cheeme, the president of the IWAG, cut the tape to inaugurate the borehole.
Mr. Ayeh commended the association for the gesture, and urged IWAG to work with the assembly towards development in the area.
Residents of Nsawam Adoagyiri in the region were hit by acute water shortage two months ago, due to the drop in the level of water in the treatment plant reservoir, which was attributed to the harmattan or dry season.
From Anita Nyarko-Yirenkyi, Nsawam