Bolivia Gets Funding to Improve Water and Sanitation in Rural Areas, Small Towns

The Inter-American Development Bank and Spain have pooled $40 million to help bring water and sanitation services to 21,000 households in Bolivia’s rural communities and small towns.

Aside from improving current water and sanitation systems, the project includes feasibility and design studies to underpin planned works, as well as training workshops and awareness-raising drives to promote proper water use, wastewater control and good hygiene in local communities.

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    Eliza Villarino currently manages one of today’s leading publications on humanitarian aid, global health and international development, the weekly GDB. At Devex, she has helped grow a global newsroom, with talented journalists from major development hubs such as Washington, D.C, London and Brussels. She regularly writes about innovations in global development.