|Country (and Region):||Kenya (Africa)|
|Sector(s):||Water and Sanitation
The project aims to increase access to and efficiency in water supply services for the poor in rural and peri-urban areas of Kenya through investments in selected community sub-projects. The project consists of the following parts:
Provision of a construction Sub-Grant to creditworthy Beneficiaries for the purpose of implementing sub-projects which meet the criteria laid out in the Operations Manual, including:
Provision of auditing services for the effective implementation, monitoring and supervision of the Project. Subsidies for technical assistance to community sub-projects.
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A Grant Agreement was signed on December 6, 2006. Up to June 30, 2010, the number of people verified to have benefited from this pilot is19,620.
GPOBA’s grant will provide subsidies to about 21 Community Water Projects
GPOBA funding will finance subsidies to be disbursed to community water schemes upon achievement of service coverage. Detailed specifications of outputs will be developed as part of the proposed pilot through a participatory process with selected communities, to ensure that outputs reflect their choices and ability to sustain services.
|Activity Type:||Subsidy Funding
|GPOBA Technical Assistance:||US$260,000|
|OBA database project page:||http://www-esd.worldbank.org/obadata/index.cfm?page=projects&pa=3&prj=340|
|Grant Recipient:||K-Rep Bank Limited, a microfinance institution in Kenya, will administer GPOBA’s grant. Its share holders include International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Shore Bank. K-Rep Bank will provide upfront construction financing to qualified CWP applicants following its due diligence process. GPOBA grants will be received by community water projects upon achievement of agreed upon outputs.|
"B" To access EIA: http://go.worldbank.org/PNQH0BC6T1
|Approval date:||Oct 2006|