Mekonnen Teshome and Tesfaye Abate – Ethiopia has long struggled with access to clean water. But the spotlight that COVID-19 has shone on the sanitation and hygiene sector in Addis Ababa, the 133-year-old capital city, has presented an opportunity to place sanitation and hygiene at the center of strategies to protect people’s health.
UNOPS landmark affordable housing agreement with the government of Kenya has taken a major step forward this week, following further details of the project announced by Executive Director of UNOPS Grete Faremo in New York.
The African Development Bank Group, has approved a $15 million grant from the African Development Fund (ADF) for a water supply and sanitation project in Malawi, expected to provide jobs and boost the livelihoods of nearly 300,000 people.
In a bid to help Uganda improve heath and productivity in the country’s major towns, the African Development Bank has approved a $62 million concessional loan to finance its Strategic Towns Water Supply and Sanitation Project (STWSSP).
The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group and Ethiopia signed loan and grant agreements to the tune of $5.6 million on Wednesday for additional resources to Ethiopia’s One Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Program.