Supporting water projects throughout Africa
The African Water Facility (AWF) gives grants and technical assistance to mobilise investment for water projects throughout Africa.
Feasibility Studies and Detailed Designs for Faecal Sludge Service Chain Management in Un-Sewered Urban Centers in Uganda22/05/2019
The African Water Facility (AWF) grants €1,507,128 to Uganda to contribute to increase access to safe, sustainable and inclusive on site sanitation, and efficient and sustainable faecal sludge management infrastructure and services; and to create opportunities for increased sub sector investments.
- Project Appraisal Report (1.49 MB)
November 2014 – The Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary Action Program (NELSAP) has received a €1.97 million grant to increase water availability for multiple purposes in the Nyimur region of Uganda and South Sudan. The grant will...
- AWF_Project_Appraisal_Report_Nyimur.pdf (2.37 MB)
January 2013 - The Community Integrated Development Initiatives (CIDI) received a € 1million grant to provide sanitation facilities for households, schools and the public or urban poor areas. This intervention will promote...
May 2007 - The Network for Water and Sanitation, Uganda (NETWAS-U) received a €450,000 grant to conduct education, sensitization activities to promote roof rainwater harvesting (RWH) to provide relief to the most water stressed...
January 2007 -The Inter-Governmental Authority for Development (IGAD) received a €1.8 million grant to implement and operate an Integrated Transboundary Water Resources Management process. The project aims at enhancing regional...
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.