German development bank KfW has signed an agreement with Bolivia’s environment and water ministry to donate 18.5mn euros (US$26.1mn) for a rural water and sanitation program. The program will be carried out in parallel to a similar initiative [Small Community Water Program] being financed by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).
Read full article on: BNamericas.com [subscription site], 22 Jan 2010
The German government will contribute US$20mn in non-reimbursable funds to support a project aimed at improving Nicaraguan city Granada’s potable water and sewerage system. [...] The project is expected to benefit 200,000 people and help stop the contamination of Cocibolca lake, the country’s main reservoir.
Works are expected to start in September . National water utility Enacal will carry out the project, which will be funded through German development bank KfW, the report said.
Source: BNamericas [subscription site], 21 Apr 2009