Mozambique: GPOBA Supports Water Services for Poor Households in Five Cities

Press Release no. 2008/3

In Washington:
Cathy Russell, tel. (202) 458 8124) crussell@worldbank.org

In Maputo:
Rafael Saúte, tel. (+258-1) 21482324) rsaute@worldbank.org

Maputo, Mozambique – April 3, 2008 – The World Bank, acting as an administrator for the Global Partnership on Output-Based Aid (GPOBA), today signed a grant agreement with Mozambique’s Water Supply Assets and Investment Fund (FIPAG) for US$6 million to increase piped-water access for poor households living in five cities: Beira, Maputo, Nampula, Pemba, and Quelimane.