Africa Bank Rainwater Grant to Help Assist About 150,000 Kenyans
The African Development Bank has allocated almost $1 million for a rainwater harvesting grant designed to assist about 150,000 Kenyans in rural, water- stressed communities.
The 690,000-euro project from the African Water Facility includes building separate improved ventilated latrines for boys and girls in schools, installing water tanks for roof catchment and farm ponds for surface runoff to help “minimize conflict over water” and build resilience to drought conditions, the AfDB said in a statement.
To contact the reporter on this story: Randall Hackley in Zurich at email@example.com
To contact the editor responsible for this story: Randall Hackley at firstname.lastname@example.org
Bloomberg moderates all comments. Comments that are abusive or off-topic will not be posted to the site. Excessively long comments may be moderated as well. Bloomberg cannot facilitate requests to remove comments or explain individual moderation decisions.