Supporting water projects throughout Africa
The African Water Facility (AWF) gives grants and technical assistance to mobilise investment for water projects throughout Africa.
November 2009 - The Government of Egypt received a €1.4 million grant to finance a study meant to assess and design improvements of major Egyptian hydraulic facilities and contribute to the implementation of Egypt’s Integrated...
- Download project appraisal report EGYPT (0.95 MB)
Community water management improvement project for traditional farmers in Mkushi, Masaiti, and Chingola districts01/11/2009
November 2009 – Development Aid from People to People (DAPP), a local NGO, received a €700,000 grant to strengthen traditional farmers' ability to efficiently manage on-farm water resources for enhanced productivity and income...
- Download project appraisal report ZAMBIA (1.73 MB)
August 2009 - The Municipality of Chitungwiza received a €2 million grant to finance the rehabilitation of the municipal water supply and sanitation systems and build institutional and community capacity for improved water and...
July 2009 – The Government of the Central African Republic received a € 2 million grant to establish an institutional and regulatory framework to strengthen water and sanitation sector governance and institutional capacity to...
June 2009- The Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) received a € 2 million grant to establish a regional, collaborative framework for effective water supply and sanitation planning and management to enable SADC member...
A typical project cycle takes six months to first disbursement of grant funding. Grants are generally divided in tranches, released as the project meets defined milestones:
- 0 – 3 months: Approval
- 3 – 6 months: Effectiveness
- 6 months: 1st disbursement
- 15 months: 2nd disbursement
Projects can last anything from two to five years depending on the complexity and scope. Grants range from €50,000 to €5,000,000.