Nairobi, Kenya, 26 May 11
The second phase of the Lake Victoria Region Water and Sanitation Programme was officially inaugurated early this month at a launch workshop held in Nairobi from 3 to 6 May, 2011.
Bondo, Kenya, 12 Oct 10
The capacity development programme was launched at a ceremony in Bondo Town on October 11th, 2010 and attended by the Mr. Oburu Odinga, the Member of Parliament for Bondo and Assistant Minister of Finance in the Government of Kenya.
Arusha, 15 Jul 10
An agreement has been signed between the East African Community (EAC) Secretariat, UN-HABITAT, the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the governments of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and Rwanda, which will set the stage for the expansion of the Lake Victoria Region Water and Sanitation Initiative (LVWATSAN) to 15 towns in five countries.
Kampala, Uganda, 23 Mar 10
The Executive Director of UN-HABITAT, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka has formally presented the UN-HABITAT Scroll of Honour award to Mrs Janet Museveni, wife of President Yoweri Museveni, who is also the Patron of Uganda Women's Efforts to Save Children.
Nairobi, 16 Feb 10
Following the success of the first phase of the Lake Victoria Water and Sanitation Initiative, the European Investment Bank has provided a grant of EUR 50,000 to UN-HABITAT to help extend the programme to larger towns in the Lake Victoria region.
Nairobi, 2 Feb 10
A partnership between UN-HABITAT and the Government of Italy will provide clean water and better sanitation facilities to over 15,000 pupils in Kenya through the construction of rainwater harvesting tanks and latrines.
Bukoba, Tanzania, 15 Oct 09
UN-HABITAT has launched a major training and capacity building programme in ten secondary towns around Lake Victoria aimed at supporting them in improving their capacity to deliver efficient water and sanitation services and providing more effective governance.