Angola- The Sumbe Water Supply, Sanitation and Institutional Support Project
The water supply project significantly changed the lives of many families in the suburbs of Sumbe, the capital of the Cuanza Sul province. People who previously traveled miles to access water today have the precious liquid just meters from if not directly in their homes. Cases of acute diarrheal diseases considerably reduced since people started to consume treated water, the prices fall drastically, jobs were created at the Sumbe water treatment utility. In addition, the program also benefitted institutions such as schools, health centers, markets, and public institutions, which now have a 24 hours a day clean water supply.