EU, EIB Support Water, Sanitation Scheme in Malawi

Malawian women pose with their plastic pails and basins used for collecting water. The European Union and European Investment Bank are supporting a peri-urban water and sanitation project in Malawi. Photo by: Kate Harawa / Water for People / CC BY NC-ND Water for PeopleCC BY NC-ND

The European Union and European Investment Bank are supporting a peri-urban water and sanitation project worth 32 million euros (USD40 million) in Malawi. The project, in cooperation with the Malawian government, seeks to rehabilitate key water and sanitation infrastructure and develop institutional capacity. The EU is providing 14.9 million euros while EIB is lending 15.7 million euros for the project, Engineering News reports.

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    Ma. Rizza Leonzon

    As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.