USAID and Coca-Cola to improve water access in Tanzania

Today the United States Agency for International Development and The Coca Cola Foundation, through their Water and Development Alliance (WADA) global partnership, commemorated the launch of activities that will transform the lives of more than 70,000 rural Tanzanians. According to their press release, Coca-Cola Foundation and USAID are supporting project activities with a combined investment of more than $1 million, primarily focused on an innovative water access project.

The WADA Tanzania project will install or upgrade solar-powered water systems while providing water service entrepreneur training and hyrology research in 36 villages identified by the Tanzanian Ministry of Water and Irrigation across the Dodoma, Kilimanjaro, Mara, Mwanza, Singida and Tabora regions. This work will be complemented by sanitation and sustainable agriculture activities implemented in collaboration with WaterAid.

Full article: The Ohio State University


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