The French and Italian cooperation signed a MoU [fr]
On Friday, 21 July 2017, the French Embassy, the Italian Cooperation for Development (AICS) and the Education Office of the Addis Ababa City Council signed a joint memorandum of understanding. This new tripartite agreement will allow the implementation of a joint project to improve access to water,hygiene and sanitation in six schools in the Mekanisa district of Addis Ababa.
This project includes the construction of latrines and drinking water access points in these schools and will give rise to awareness workshops on hygiene but also nutrition, for children and their families.
A study is currently under way to define precisely the needs in these six schools.Initial work will begin in the fall of 2017.