Urban Infrastructure



To channel more investments into urban infrastructure that directly benefits the disadvantaged urban communities.


Key Intervention Areas

  1. Infrastructure assessments: Infrastructure assessments are done in numerous towns to help identify key needs that will support housing, social and economic needs of urban disadvantaged communities.
  2. Infrastructure financing: With development bank financing (currently from the German Development Bank – KfW) the programme provides grant funding for major infrastructure investments, namely electricity, sewer and water. We are also exploring blended financing options, whereby grant funds could be combined with loan funding.
  3. Infrastructure maintenance: DWN provides guidelines and training to local authorities on how to maintain critical infrastructure components, focusing on sanitation.


The programme currently supports four towns in Namibia.