MCA-Zambia has been established under the laws of Zambia as a company limited by guarantee, designated by the Government of the Republic of Zambia (GRZ) as the Accountable Entity to implement the Lusaka Water Supply, Sanitation and Drainage Project. This has been funded by the United States of America, acting through the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC). The Compact agreement between MCC and GRZ was signed on May 10, 2012.
The Lusaka Water Supply, Sanitation & Drainage Project
The Government of United States of America, acting through the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) and the Republic of Zambia, acting through its Government (the “Government” or “GRZ”) signed a Millennium Challenge Compact on May 10, 2012 ( “the Compact”) that sets forth the terms and conditions upon which the MCC has provided funding not exceeding Three Hundred and Fifty Four Million Seven Hundred and Fifty Seven Thousand Six Hundred and Forty United States Dollars (US $354,757, 640) to the Government, ( “MCC Funding”) for the Millennium Challenge Account program assistance to advance economic growth and reduce poverty in Zambia. The Millennium Challenge Account Zambia Limited, (MCA-Zambia) and MCC are currently implementing the Lusaka Water Supply, Sanitation and Drainage (LWSSD) Project. The LWSSD project is going to improve water supply, sanitation and drainage in select communities within Lusaka city with a target of over 1.2 million people.