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SmartAid: World Water Day Presentation

Access to clean water and adequate sanitation leads to improvements in health, school attendance, productivity, and entrepreneurship, yet almost 2 billion people live without it. MCC and its partner countries have prioritized WASH, investing over $700 million and leveraging millions more from public-private partnerships.

Join WaterAid America and MCC's WASH experts to learn about our water-related investments in Jordan, Zambia, and Cabo Verde.

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SmartAid: World Water Day Presentation

  1. 1. MCC & WASH: Fighting Poverty One Drop at a Time Moderator: Sarah Dobsevage, WaterAid America Panelists: MCC’s Kumar Ranganathan, Omar Hopkins, Marycel Tuazon
  2. 2. 2000 - 2015 MDGs 8 Goals, 18 targets, 48 core indicators Halve the population without access 2.3 billion gained access to water 1.9 gained access to sanitation 2015 - 2030 SDGs 17 goals, 169 targets, ~159 core indicators Human rights and equality Universality Extremely ambitious WASH Goal 6 Global context
  3. 3. Goal 6
  4. 4. 2009 - 2015 BEFORE Reaching the poorest What can WaterAid do for THEM? 2015 – 2020 Everyone, Everywhere 2030 NOW Partnerships and influencing How can we achieve scale TOGETHER? What that means for us
  5. 5. Our mission is to transform the lives of the poorest and most marginalized people by improving access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene. WaterAid’s Global Strategy
  6. 6. Zambia November 15, 2013 -2018
  7. 7. Zambia Compact • Location: Lusaka City and nearby areas • Total Investment: $355,000,000 • Benefits 1 million people oHealth Benefits oTime Savings oCost Savings oFlood Losses
  8. 8. Source to Sink, Physical Systems & Institutions Refurbish and Upgrade Water Supply: • Treatment Works • Transmission and Storage • Distribution • Non-Revenue Water Sanitation: Collection Systems and Treatment Ponds Drainage: Primary Storm water Lusaka Water & Sewerage Co • Asset Management • Non-revenue Water • Information Education • Pro-poor implementation Lusaka City Council • Drainage Maintenance • Solid Waste • Information Education Communication
  9. 9. Zambia – Innovations & Challenges Innovation Grant Program • Testing new approaches Complex Integrated Programs • Fixed Budget & Time
  10. 10. Cabo Verde Compact II November 30, 2012 -2017
  11. 11. Cabo Verde • 10 Islands • Pop. ~500k, half living in the island of Santiago • Extreme water scarcity • Relies heavily on desalinization of water • Cabo Verdeans have one of the highest tariffs in Africa and worldwide
  12. 12. Cabo Verde
  13. 13. Cabo Verde Compact II • Total Investment: $66,230,000 • WASH: $39.7 million Three Objectives: 1) National Institutional and Regulatory Reform to improve WASH services 2) Utility Reform Activity to develop a corporatized entity on Santiago island 3) Infrastructure Grant Facility funding to improve quality and reach of most island’s infrastructure
  14. 14. Jordan Compact
  15. 15. Jordan Water Sector • One of the world’s most water stressed countries • Per capita water supply decreasing, now less that 15% of world average (1,000 m3/yr): 3600 m3/yr 140 m3/yr 128 m3/yr 1946 2010 2014 • Unsustainable extraction of groundwater • Major constraint to economic growth
  16. 16. Investments in Water 16 Water Network Project Wastewater Network Project As Samra WWTP Expansion Save More Water Collect More Wastewater Create More Clean Water ● 300 km network of wastewater ● 72% - 82% residents covered ● Reduces health risks, odor, captures more wastewater for treatment and re-use ● Reduce water losses from 50% to 35% ● 800 km of new water network ● 50k in water meters ● Additional WWTP capacity ● More treated water for agriculture: 134 MCM/ yr (over 10% of Jordan’s water)
  17. 17. Jordan Compact $275 Million in WASH investments│ 5 years │ 3,000,000 beneficiaries
  18. 18. Key Features • Program Logic • Water Conservation & Reuse • Urban Masterplan and Priority Investments • Private Sector Finance and Participation • Cost Savings and Scope Expansion
  19. 19. Stay in touch and learn more at www.MCC.gov

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