Liberia - Rural Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (RWASH) Programme Development Study

Project Summary

Approval Date 19 Oct 2012
Signature Date 16 Jan 2013
Planned Completion Date 30 Jun 2015
Last Disbursement Planned Date 30 Jun 2015
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Water Supply & Sanitation
DAC Sector Code 14010
Commitment U.A 540,580.21
Status Completion

Project General Description

The National Rural Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Program (NRWASHP) will enable and lead to improved framework for sector coordination, management and efficiencies, improved planning and sustainability, and increased investments. GoL capacities to lead and coordinate the sector will also be strengthened. It is also expected that all this will lead to an increased access to safe water supply and sanitation and improved hygiene practices.

Project Objectives

The overall objective of the study is to provide the Government of Liberia with sufficient information and justifications to make an informed decision on the most appropriate options for delivering sustainable and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water supply, basic sanitation and hygiene services in rural areas. The outputs of the study will include; (i) National Program and Operational Plan for Rural Water, Sanitation and Hygiene services for the rural areas of Liberia for 2012 - 2017; (ii) Program Implementation Manual; (iii) Monitoring and Evaluation Framework and (v) Operational and Maintenance Plan for rural WASH.


The direct project beneficiaries are the Rural Water Supply Department in the Ministry of Works, the Ministry for Health and Social Welfare and the counties.

Participating Organization

Rural Water Supply & Sanitation
Government Of Liberia
Ministry of Public Works


IATI identifier 46002-P-LR-E00-004
Other IATI identifier CA-3-M012945001
Last Update 09 Aug 2020


Contact Details

Name LUBUNGA Rogers

Geographic Location

Country Liberia
Coordinates Location Name
6.06667 -8.12806 zwedru
6.30054 -10.7969 Monrovia
6.53 -10.3517 Kakata
5.88083 -10.0467 Buchanan