Donors Help Improve Water Services in 7 Tanzanian Towns

The Department for International Development, African Development Bank and Germany has committed a total of 101 billion Tanzania shillings ($62.39 million) for the implementation of key water initiatives in seven towns in Tanzania.

DfID has pledged 15 billion Tanzania shillings, AfDB promised 56 billion Tanzanian shillings and Germany 30 billion Tanzanian shillings, The Citizen reports, citing Stephen Wasira, the Tanzanian minister of state. The news agency says the money will be used for water projects in the towns of Dar es Salaam, Bukoba, Sumbawang, Musoma, Kigoma, Babati and Lindi.

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