Tue, Jul

Potable Water for Rural Communities of Eastern Provinces


The excavation of 38 safe drinking water wells along with installation of hand pumps completed in the eastern provinces of Nangarhar, Kunar and Laghman will enable hundreds of families to gain access to safe water.

panj-river-afghanistanThese wells have been excavated in Dara-I-Nur district of Nangarhar(15 wells), Sawkai district of Kunar (13 wells), the provincial capital and Qarghayi district of Laghman province.

Funded by the UNICEF, these projects have been completed at a sum of eight million and 307 thousand Afs through the Rural Water Supply, Sanitation and Irrigation Program of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD/Ru-WatSIP).