Rwanda: Government, UN-HABITAT to Fund $1.7 Million USD Project

26 Mar 2007 by Local Press Report
KIGALI, Rwanda

— The government and the United Nations Human Settlements Program (UN-HABITAT) will jointly fund a $1.7 million USD water and sanitation project in Kigali. The project falls under UN-HABITAT's "Water for African Cities" program to improve access to clean water and sanitation for low-income urban dwellers - in this case, residents in the Kimironko and Masaka communal settlements in Gasabo and Kicukiro districts. "We chose these two settlements because they are built according to a modern city plan. It is therefore easy to distribute water and construct permanent drainage sewage systems," said Bikoro Munyanganizi, minister in charge of water and mines...

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