AfDB funds Sh7bn Yatta Dam

The Star (Kenya) - - News -

The African De­vel­op­ment Bank is fund­ing the con­struc­tion of the Yatta Dam across the Thika River at an es­ti­mated cost of Sh7 bil­lion. The project is over­seen by the Tanathi Wa­ter Ser­vices Board. It will pro­vide wa­ter to Yatta in Machakos county, Thika in Ki­ambu county and Mu­rang’a county. Tanathi chief man­ager for strate­gic man­age­ment Daudi Ki­tonga (pic­tured) on Tues­day said Sh700 mil­lion has been used to com­pen­sate fam­i­lies whose land will be used for the project.

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