The Objective of the program are:
1) Establish community water standpoints to increase access to clean water for peri-urban populations to more than 25 liters of water per person in two municipalities on the outskirts of Angola’s capital, Luanda (for approximately 6,500 families or 45,600 people, including 16-18,000 schoolchildren);
2) Promote good governance by using water-related activities to improve the capacity of municipal governments and the water utility for: (a) participatory planning, (b) quality service delivery; and, (c) engagement in constructive dialogue with consumers and civil society; and
3) Strengthen civil society by organizing water user associations to participate in improving service delivery and managing water resources.
Economic development objective/component:
1) Small businesses Training Small businesses to be
hired as (pre-paid card vendors in small neighborhood shops) the only ones directly dealing with cash, and will be responsible for depositing money into the community water board bank account.
2) Promotion of Gender Awareness and Empowerment of Women; Train Women’s savings groups in the management of tap stands to forge greater representation for women in planning and management processes.