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Tanzanian woman at water point

Legacy Project

Tanzania Global Water for Sustainability (GLOWS)

Tanzania has relatively abundant water resources, although population growth and poor management has made shortages increasingly common. The goal of this project is to use market-driven approaches to support sustainable access to water, particularly in poor and rural areas. Part of the solution is to increase the number and effectiveness of entrepreneurs engaged in water supply, sanitation and hygiene activities in remote villages. Also important is the implementation of a multiple-use water services (MUS) approach that bases planning and financing strategies around a community’s many domestic and commercial water needs.

Funder: USAID

Project Timeline: January 15, 2010 - February 15, 2016

Country: Tanzania

Program Areas: Agriculture, Resilience and Water , Clean Energy and Environment, Water and Entrepreneurship