South Sudan - Strategic Urban and Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Improvement Project (SURWSSIP)


Project Summary

Approval Date 20 Jun 2019
Signature Date 04 Jul 2019
Planned Completion Date 30 Dec 2023
Last Disbursement Planned Date 31 Mar 2024
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Water Supply & Sanitation
DAC Sector Code 14030
Commitment U.A 17,621,468.24
Status Implementation

Project General Description

The present intervention concerns the Strategic Water Supply and Sanitation Improvement Project (SWSSIP). It aims to improve the quality and delivery of urban water supply services in Juba City, in Jubek State, within the Equatoria region and rural water supply and sanitation services to rural communities in Jubek State. SWSSIP is a capacity development project to build resilience in a fragile environment. The project’s main outcomes are improved equitable access to sustainable water supply in the project area, improved water system functionality, and improved rural hygiene and sanitation. With regard to the sanitation interventions, schools and communities in 8 targeted rural areas of Jubek state will benefit from the 40 public/institutional latrines blocks and hygiene education to be constructed, thus eliminating health hazards. The project has three components, namely: (i) water and sanitation infrastructure, (ii) institutional capacity building and (iii) project management.

Project Objectives

The objective of the project is to improve the quality of life and productivity in Juba City and the surrounding rural communities of Jubek State through safe, adequate and affordable water supply and sanitation services.

Beneficiaries

The project will directly benefit approximately three hundred thousand (300,000) people in Juba and the neighboring rural state of Jubek.

Participating Organization

Funding
African Development Fund
Funding
Fragile States Facility
Funding
Rural Water Supply & Sanitation
Implementing
South Sudan Urban Water Corporation

Information

IATI identifier 46002-P-SS-E00-003
Last Update 09 Sep 2019

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Contact Details

Name MBIRO Andrew
Email a.mbiro@afdb.org

Geographic Location

Country South Sudan