Updated: Monday 06 August 2018

Antsokia woreda Rural Pipe System (RPS) best practice in disability inclusion

Antsokia woreda has started a new initiative of making the water supply accessible also to persons with disabilities on the constructed two rural piped systems (RPS) from gravity springs called Gumal Baynesgie (in 2008EFY) and Lemon Sorrow (constructed in 2005EFY), serving 500 and 501 households respectively. 

The initiative to provide water directly to the households with persons with disabilities was started and pushed forward by the Woreda Water Office Head and CMP supervisor who wanted to ensure equitable access to water for all community members, mainly due to personal conviction that the issue is important and needs to be addressed.

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