Supporting water projects throughout Africa

The African Water Facility (AWF) gives grants and technical assistance to mobilise investment for water projects throughout Africa.

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Greater Freetown: Water Supply and Sanitation Master Plan and Investment Studies

Greater Freetown: Water Supply and Sanitation Master Plan and Investment Studies

01/10/2017

The African Water Facility (AWF) grants €1,9 million to Sierra Leone. Purpose of this project is the preparation of effective and efficient short and medium term investments in the water supply and institutional aspects of sanitation systems of Greater Freetown.

Developing rainwater to reduce poverty and tackle drought in Cameroon

Developing rainwater to reduce poverty and tackle drought in Cameroon

22/07/2016

The African Water Facility (AWF) grants 1.3 million Euros to Cameroon to finance a study on the mobilization and use of rainwater in the northern part of the country. The project will address the concerns of two million inhabitants of the region: food security, employment, increased revenue, effects of climate change…

Improving sanitation services to raise school girl attendance in South Africa

Improving sanitation services to raise school girl attendance in South Africa

19/02/2015

The African Water Facility announced on Monday, February 16, 2015, that it is providing a €1.2-million grant to help improve school sanitation facilities in Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Over 100,000 students will directly benefit from this project, which will also create business opportunities for entrepreneurs as well as employment for local youth.

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Strengthening the information and knowledge capacity of CICOS for the water resources management of the Congo Basin

01/05/2007

May 2007 - The International Commission for the Congo-Ubangi-Sangha Basin (CICOS) received a € 455,000 grant to reinforce its capacity to collect and manage hydrologic data and information as well as well to enhance Congo Basin...

Project cycle

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.

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