El Salvador Expands Water Coverage in Rural Areas
With a $ 137 million investment over five years the country will expand water coverage to rural areas.
Friday, October 29, 2010
Hector Silva, president of the Social Investment Fund for Local Development (FISDL), stated the program includes the study of water resources and expanding coverage to 82% of the population.
Investments will target cities in central and western provinces, along with low-income suburban communities near Panama City.
El Salvador expects to get cooperation for $60 million from the Government of Spain to carry out 40 projects to provide potable water to rural areas.
Project backed by the Spanish Cooperation Fund for Water and Sanitation in Latin America and the Caribbean
The IDB approved a $44 million program for water and sanitation, backed by a $20 million loan from the IDB and a $24 million grant from the Spanish Cooperation Fund for Water and Sanitation in Latin America and the Caribbean.
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