b'by a board of community members who oversee the project. Water Health Ghana works in partnership with these boards to determine the appropriate usage fees and management of the water purification service. In addition, the organization provides sanitation and hygiene education to further improve health outcomes for the villagers using the new clean water systems. We continued our support of the Water Health Ghana program in 2018, when the program installed water purification facilities and conducted management training for an additional ten communities. At the end of 2018, we fulfilled our commitment with all water The Kosmos Innovation Center (KIC) invests in young entrepreneurs and small businesses. We empower entrepreneurs to turn their ideas into viable, self-sustaining businesses and we work alongside promisingprojects, bringing safe drinking small businesses to help them scale and reach their full potential. water to more than 300,000 people in 43 different communities Clean Drinking Water forWorking with Water Healthspanning five regions in Ghana.Ghanaians Ghana, a subsidiary of Water Kosmos has supported cleanHealth International, in 2017, we drinking water projects in Ghanaexpanded the program to ten new for the last seven years. We firstcommunities outside our operational worked with the Safe Waterarea, providing clean drinking water Network to build water filtrationfor nearly 130,000 Ghanaians.systems for over 28,000 peopleThe overall program includes from twenty villages in the Westernconstruction of water purification Region. The project received suchfacilities, training of operators a positive community responsefrom local communities, and that Kosmos decided to expand itsimplementation of a monitoring support of water projects to otherprogram to ensure sustainability. parts of the country. Each new water facility is governed Kosmos has supported clean drinking water projects for many years. Partnering with Safe Water Network and Water Health Ghana, Kosmos has helped to bring potable water to more that 300,000 people in 43 different towns and villages across five regions in Ghana.35'