MDG Initiative - Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Interventions in Kigoma, Lindi and Sumbawanga Towns

The project aims to provide potable water supply and improved sanitation services in the three towns of Kigoma, Lindi and Sumbawanga.


  • Upgrading of potable water production, treatment and distribution infrastructures.
  • Training of technical and administration staff of Urban Water & Sanitation Authorities.
  • Upgrading of on-site sanitation systems in Kigoma, Lindi and Sumbawanga.



  • Increased capacity to manage water resources in Urban Water Sanitation Authorities.
  • The quality of water will comply with international standards.
  • Overall living conditions of the people improved.
  • 502,000 people will have access to water supply services.
  • 144,000 people will have access to improved sanitation services.
Kigoma, Lindi and Sumbawanga
Total Budget: EUR 61M (158 Billion TZS)
Transport & Infrastructure
EU and KfW Development bank
KfW Development bank
Ministry of Water and Irrigation (MoWI)
EU grant: EUR 51M (132.10 Billion TZS)
Contribution Agreement