Rwanda - Sustainable Water Supply and Sanitation Program – Additional Financing

Project Summary

Approval Date 14 Dec 2018
Signature Date 16 Jan 2019
Planned Completion Date 31 Dec 2023
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Water Supply & Sanitation
DAC Sector Code 14010
Commitment U.A 93,098,700.17
Status Implementation

Project General Description

This project concerns the additional financing of the Sustainable Water Supply and Sanitation Program in Rwanda. The initial financing of the program targets the City of Kigali and the satellite cities of Rubavu, Rusizi, Nyagatare, Muhanga, Huye, Musanze and Karongi covering water supply and sanitation sub-projects. It will enable the Government of the Republic of Rwanda (GoR) to provide improved water supply services to an additional 1.5 million people bringing the total number of beneficiaries to 5.4 million. The program also complements Bank’s private sector financed Kigali Bulk Water Supply Project by ensuring connection between the water treatment plant and the city’s water supply network. The expanded reach will target additional areas including peri-urban and rural areas with low service coverage to help the country accelerate progress towards universal access to improved water and sanitation services by 2024 in line with the First National Strategy for Transformation (NST-1). Therefore, the additional financing will mainly support scaling up of component 1 in additional areas in Nyagatare, Gatsibo, Kayonza, Ngoma, Bugesera, Ruhango, Nyanza, Muhanga, Ngororero, Kamonyi, Musanze, Nyabihu, Rubavu, Karongi and Rutsiro districts. The program is being implemented over 6 years (including the implementation time of the ongoing initial financing). The total cost including additional activities, is estimated at EUR 379.689 million, net of taxes and duties.

Project Objectives

The development objective of the program is to improve the quality of life and socio-economic development of the people and country by ensuring equitable provision of adequate, reliable and sustainable water and sanitation services for targeted cities.


With the proposed additional financing, approximately 1.5 million more people (of which 0.7 million are in peri-urban/ rural areas) will be benefitting from improved, reliable and sustainable water supply services.

Participating Organization

African Development Bank
Rural Water Supply & Sanitation
Government Of Rwanda


IATI identifier 46002-P-RW-E00-012
Last Update 18 Feb 2020


Contact Details

Name UMUKESHA Amandine

Geographic Location

Country Rwanda