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Creating a Water Users Association in Milola, Tanzania

WUA Finance Committee reviews water use records


To improve community practices around water resource management, the former Water Users Association (WUA) was restructured and new members were elected. WUA membership increased to 20 and six committees were formed: finance, planning, maintenance, education, security, and inspection. Since the restructuring, TPP has observed an improvement in water access and quality. WUA has initiated construction of a new distribution line for additional domestic water points. With support from the district, water pipes damaged three years earlier have been replaced. In coordination with the Lindi District Water Engineer, TPP continues to support WUA through training for members on record keeping, income generation, and projecting expenditures.