Plateau State Water Supply and Sanitation Agency (PRUWASSA)

About Plateau State Water Supply and Sanitation Agency (PRUWASSA)

Plateau Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency (PRUWASSA) was established by Law passed in August 2001. The Agency is a cooperate body with perpetual succession. PRUWASSA is a Government Agency responsible for provision of safe drinking water; improved sanitation facilities and good hygiene practices in our rural communities.

VISION

Be a model of success through effective and efficient system of service delivery in rural water supply and sanitation in Plateau State.

MISSION

To increase access to safe drinking water, adequate sanitation and hygiene promotion through capacity building and awareness creation in collaboration with partners.

OBJECTIVES OF PRUWASSA PROGRAMME

STRATEGIES FOR ACHIEVING PRUWASSA PROGRAMME

  1. Advocacy and social mobilization
  2. Service delivery
  3. Capacity building
  4. Community empowerment
  5. Inter-sectoral collaboration
  6. Computerization of database management
  7. Effective programme management
  8. Signing of Memorandum of Understanding with LGC and Communities.

PRUWASSA STRUCTURE

At present the Agency operates the following departments;

PARTNERSHIP

  1. We partner with external support Agencies or Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs), namely Water Aid Nigeria, UNICEF and all the 17 LGCs in Plateau State
  2. Partner Organizations specifically have their various areas, while Water Aid targets the poor and vulnerable UNICEF targets women and children.

CHERISHED VALUES

Some of our cherished values include the following;

FIVE POINT POLICY

1

Human Capital Development & Social Welfare

2

Peace, Security & Good Governance

3

Physical Infrastructure & Environment

4

Agriculture & Rural Development

5

Entrepreneurship & Industralization