Uganda -- GPOBA Supports Water Services for Poor Households in Kampala

Press Release no. 2008/2

In Washington:
Hywon Cha Kim hckim@worldbank.org

In Uganda:
Steven Shalita sshalita@worldbank.org

Kampala, Uganda, and Washington, DC – February 19, 2008 – The World Bank, acting as an administrator for the Global Partnership on Output-Based Aid (GPOBA), today signed a grant agreement with Uganda’s National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) for US$2.5 million to support improved access to piped water services for poor households living in slum areas of Kampala, the capital of Uganda.

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