27 July 2020 – Utility bills waived for a further 3 months

Type of Intervention: Advisory, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Social Services
Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Stimulus packages and financial support
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: GOVERNMENT

Overview: Government to waive water and electricity bills for an additional 3 months, July–September
Full details here: https://africaincmag.com/2020/08/02/ghana-waives-water-electricity-fees-for-another-3-months-to-help-citizens-cope-with-covid-19-challenges/

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: The restrictions associated with COVID-19 have affected the income of many families and therefore this is government’s way of of helping ease the burden