South Sudan - Strategic Urban and Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Improvement Project (SURWSSIP) (AFDB-P-SS-E00-003)

Countries
  • South Sudan
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • African Development Bank (AFDB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
U
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Voting Date
Jun 20, 2019
The estimate day the bank will vote on a proposed investment. The decision dates may change, so review updated project documents or contact the EWS team.
Borrower
South Sudan Urban Water Corporation
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Water and Sanitation
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 12.69 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Currency conversion note:
Bank reported U.A 17,617,233.24
Converted using 2019-06-20 exchange rate.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ AFDB website

Updated in EWS Jun 15, 2020


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Project Description

The present intervention concerns the Strategic Water Supply and Sanitation Improvement Project (SWSSIP). SWSSIP aims to improve the quality and delivery of urban water supply services in Juba City, in Jubek State, within the Equatoria region and rural water supply and sanitation services to rural communities in Jubek State. It is a capacity development project to build resilience in a fragile environment. The project's main outcomes are improved equitable access to sustainable water supply in the project area, improved water system functionality, and improved rural hygiene and sanitation. With regard to the sanitation interventions, schools and communities in 8 targeted rural areas of Jubek state will benefit from the 40 public/institutional latrines blocks and hygiene education to be constructed, thus eliminating health hazards. The project has three components, namely: (i) water and sanitation infrastructure, (ii) institutional capacity building and (iii) project management.

The objective of the project is to improve the quality of life and productivity in Juba City and the surrounding rural communities of Jubek State through safe, adequate and affordable water supply and sanitation services.

 

The project will directly benefit approximately three hundred thousand (300,000) people in Juba and the neighboring rural state of Jubek.

Investment Description
  • African Development Bank (AFDB)
Contact Information

MBIRO Andrew

a.mbiro@afdb.org

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