Japanese Funded Water Supply, Sanitation Project Goes Operational
By Henok Tibebu
Japanese funded water supply and sanitation project in Tsayte Woreda of Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples State worth over 600,000 USD was inaugurated December 5, 2016.
At the inauguration ceremony, Embassy Second Secretary Yohei Otomo said the project would improve access to safe water and sanitation for the community.
According to embassy press release, the project provided three water points, 31 washhouses and five restrooms. Training focusing on sanitation was also offered for beneficiaries. Members of the community have also expressed gratitude to the embassy for accessing the clean water.
The government of Japan has provided over one million USD to support education, water supply, health and other sectors in Ethiopia implementing the Grant Assistance Scheme throughout the last five years, the release stated.