Ethiopia - Four Towns Water Supply and Sanitation Improvement Program


Project Summary

Approval Date 13 Jan 2016
Signature Date 03 Feb 2016
Planned Completion Date 31 Dec 2021
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Water Supply & Sanitation
DAC Sector Code 14010
Commitment U.A 55,039,303.46
Status Implementation

Project General Description

The Four Towns Water Supply and Sanitation Improvement Program (4TWSSIP) aims to improve the health and socio economic development of the residents of four beneficiary towns through increased access to sustainable water supply and sanitation services and improvement in service delivery. The four beneficiary towns are Adama in Oromiya Regional State, Adwa in Tigray Regional State, Bichena in Amhara Regional State and Gode in Somali Regional State of Ethiopia. The Program’s main outcomes include (i) increase number of people with access to water and improved sanitation; (ii) improvement in utility revenue collection; and (iii) improvement in continuity of service. At output level, it will result in new infrastructure in terms of constructed pipeline, storage capacity, treatment capacity, water production, public water kiosks, public latrines, number of utility staff (30% being women) trained, microenterprises created and staff trained (50% women). The program is planned to be implemented over 48 months beginning in January 2016 at a cost of US$ 113.95 million.

Project Objectives

The Program Developmental Objective is to contribute to the improvement of the health and socioeconomic development of the population of the four beneficiary towns through increased access to sustainable water supply and sanitation services and improvement in the quality of service delivery.

Beneficiaries

At completion in 2020, the program will benefit 635,000 people directly in the beneficiary towns from improved services and an additional 227,000 people indirectly, whose administrative, social and economic needs depend on these towns. The town water utilities (TWU) are the major beneficiaries of the institutional capacity strengthening interventions, which will be co-ordinated with the other ongoing One WaSH National Program (OWNP) activities.

Participating Organization

Funding
African Development Bank
Implementing
Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy
Implementing
Water Resources Development Fund (WRDF)

Information

IATI identifier 46002-P-ET-E00-011
Last Update 18 Feb 2020

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Contact Details

Name MENKIR Teferi
Email t.menkir@afdb.org

Geographic Location

Country Ethiopia