36594-012: Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation for the Rural Poor

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The main objectives of the Study are to provide rural areas with safe, convenient and low-cost drinking water, to reduce the incidence rates of water-related diseases and improve the health level of rural residents through WSS and health education programs. This will also alleviate the burden of the rural poor people, save labor force, particularly for women and children, and create more opportunities for education and learning. Furthermore, the improvement of the rural WSS services will ... Read More

Country China, People's Republic of
Project Number 36594-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number TA No. 4215
Approval Date 12 Nov 2003
Geographical Location The Study will be nationwide and give particular attention to targeting rural poor, decentralization initiatives, enhancing private sector participation, integrating water supply with sanitation, and improving participatory processes in the design and imp
Sector Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services
Subsector Water Supply and Sanitation


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