Pastoralist Areas Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Program

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Pastoralist Areas Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Program: USAID/Ethiopia seeks to support the improvement of access to clean and sustainable water sources for target communities in the Afar, Oromia, and Somali Regions of Ethiopia. In order to improve access to water in these regions, it is recommended that additional boreholes be drilled in strategic locations, and existing non-functional boreholes be repaired where feasible and the original causes of inoperability can be determined and corrected. The objectives of this Pastoralist Area Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Project are: 1) to increase access to water for target communities; 2) to improve hygiene awareness and access to sanitation among beneficiaries; and 3) to improve rangeland land management practices. The key intervention areas and activities are: 1) drilling 22 new boreholes and installing water supply systems for human/animal use (13 in Somali, 6 in Afar and 3 in Oromia); 2) rehabilitation of 19 existing boreholes for human/animal use (10 in Somali, 6 in Afar and 3 in Oromia); 3) promotion of community water management including proper well management and maintenance as well as capacity building for managing the environs surrounding the water source i.e. natural resource and land use management training, do no harm training to mainstream conflict approach in the planning, implementation and evaluation of the facilities; 4)improving hygiene awareness and sanitation among beneficiaries through training of Woreda (District) Health Agents, Health Extension Workers and volunteer hygiene promoters; and 5)community and household latrine and sanitation facility construction.
Federal Grant Title: Pastoralist Areas Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Program
Federal Agency Name: Ethiopia USAID Addis Ababa
Grant Categories: Agriculture
Type of Opportunity: Earmark
Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-663-11-000007
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 98.001
CFDA Descriptions: USAID Foreign Assistance for Programs Overseas
Current Application Deadline: Apr 11, 2011
Original Application Deadline: Apr 11, 2011
Posted Date: Mar 07, 2011
Creation Date: Mar 28, 2011
Archive Date: May 11, 2011
Total Program Funding: $7,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $7,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $7,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
Assefa Abebe Acquisition and Assistance Management Specialist Phone 011-130-6323

asabebe@usaid.gov [asabebe@usaid.gov]
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