Sierra Leone - Freetown Water Supply and Sanitation Master Plan and Investment Studies

Project Summary

Approval Date 14 Dec 2017
Signature Date 14 May 2018
Planned Completion Date 30 Nov 2020
Last Disbursement Planned Date 30 Nov 2020
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Water Supply & Sanitation
DAC Sector Code 14010
Commitment U.A 1,607,301.87
Status Implementation

Project General Description

The present project will allow Government of Sierra Leone to attract funds for sustainable infrastructure investments. The project is consistent with related national strategies in Sierra Leone. It will allow GWVC, and as well as development partners, to prioritize investments in water supply and sanitation and related IUWM aspects to maximise effect and efficiency. The project’s immediate outcomes will contribute to improved livelihood and sustainable human development through reduced water borne disease incidence and infant mortality. The total duration is 30 months with a cost amounts to Euro 2,972,570.

Project Objectives

The overall project goal is the preparation of effective and efficient short and medium term investments in the water supply and institutional aspects of sanitation systems of Greater Freetown.


The beneficiaries of this project are the population of Greater Freetown Area, who either do not have access to clean water, or have access that is intermittent and unreliable. Children under five and their predominately female caretakers will be mainly affected.

Participating Organization

AfricaWater Facility Fund


IATI identifier 46002-P-SL-E00-006
Other IATI identifier CA-3-A034853001
Last Update 31 Oct 2019


Contact Details

Name LUBUNGA Rogers

Geographic Location

Country Sierra Leone