USAID Launches Water Finance Resource

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, August 18, 2009
USAID Press Office

Stockholm, Sweden-The head of USAID's credit guarantee program will launch a new online resource to help development practitioners improve financing for water and sanitation programs. This on-the-record, on-camera event will be held on August 19, from 16:00-16:30 in the Press Center and will include Q&A.

The Water Finance Website is a resource for all development professionals who seek to incorporate sustainable financing into Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WSH) programs. The website facilitates a process through a set of structured questions and resource materials which assist the user in determining how to structure assistance with an appropriate set of objectives and program interventions for a particular country context.



John Wasielewski, Office Director, Development Credit Authority, US Agency for International Development


Wednesday, August 19, 2009, 16:00 - 16:30


Press Center, World Water Week, Stockholm International Fairs, Parkeringsvägen 10 125 80 Stockholm (Älvsjö), Sweden


Anna Norén, Communications Officer, Stockholm International Water Institute, +46 73-914 39 68,


Members of the media who wish to attend this event must have media credentials. Accredited media can gain registration ahead of the event by completing the form located here: Media members can also bring their credentials to the venue to be registered and accredited on the spot.