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January 9, 2019

Signing of Grant Agreement with Rwanda: Contributing to a stable water supply and better social services through improving the water supply facilities in Kigali

photosigning ceremony

On January 9, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a grant agreement with the Government of the Republic of Rwanda to provide grant aid of up to 3.191 billion yen for the Project for Strengthening Nzove - Ntora Principal Water Transmission Pipeline in Kigali City.

Under this project, the largest water transmission pipeline in Kigali, the capital city, will be improved along with pump equipment and a water reservoir with the aim of improving social services through improved access to a stable supply of water and stable water services. The project is expected to benefit about 440,000 people in Kigali.

Details for the project are as below.

[Basic project information]
Country Republic of Rwanda
Project title The Project for Strengthening Nzove-Ntora Principal Water Transmission Pipeline in Kigali City
Planned implementation period 35 months, including detailed design work and the bidding period
Executing agency Water and Sanitation Cooperation
Target region, facilities Kigali
Specific project details (provisional) (1) Facility construction
The construction of a water transmission pipeline (9.4 kilometers), three pumps in a water treatment plant, and an elevated water tank
(2) Consulting services
Detailed design work, bidding assistance, construction supervision, (as guidance in managing the facilities) guidance in operating, maintaining and managing the water reservoir, pump operation training, others

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