Kenya - Nairobi Rivers Basin Rehabilitation and Restoration Program: Sewerage Improvement Project


Project Summary

Approval Date 06 Dec 2010
Signature Date 23 Mar 2011
Planned Completion Date 31 Dec 2017
Last Disbursement Planned Date 31 Oct 2017
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Water Supply & Sanitation
DAC Sector Code 14022
Commitment U.A 34,062,638.41
Status Completion

Project General Description

The present intervention relates to the Sanitation Improvement Project. It’s part of the Nairobi Rivers Rehabilitation and Restoration Program and aims to improve the access, quality, availability and sustainability of wastewater services in Nairobi City with a view to contribute to the restoration of Nairobi Rivers Basin. The water and sanitation sector goal is to contribute to the health and quality of life and reduce poverty levels of the population of Kenya through provision of water and sanitation services on a sustainable basis. The activities financed by the African Development Bank (AfDB) under the project include: (i) rehabilitation and construction of wastewater treatment facilities at Dandora, (ii) construction of 220km of sewer reticulation network including faecal sludge management infrastructure, and (iii) construction of 50 ablution blocks and rehabilitation of 50 ablution blocks in Nairobi informal settlements. The project will also directly support Athi Water Services Board (AWSB) and Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company (NCWSC) to offer improved sanitation services through institutional strengthening. The project will comprise three components, namely: a) Sanitation Infrastructure, b) Institutional Development Support, and c) Project Management.

Project Objectives

The project objective is to improve the access, quality, availability and sustainability of wastewater services in Nairobi City with a view to contribute to the restoration of Nairobi Rivers Basin.

Beneficiaries

The main beneficiaries of the project are the inhabitants of the city of Nairobi and the surrounding areas, including people living downstream.

Participating Organization

Funding
African Development Fund
Extending
Government Of Kenya
Implementing
Ministry of Water Development

Information

IATI identifier 46002-P-KE-EB0-003
Last Update 31 Oct 2019

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Contact Details

Name SIFUMA John
Email j.sifuma@afdb.org

Geographic Location

Country Kenya
Coordinates Location Name
-1.28333 36.8167 Nairobi
-1.25 36.8833 Kariobangi
-1.25743 36.9036 Dandora
-1.29 36.82 Nairobi