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Julieta Felicidade Afonso Paulo

Head of Department


Julieta Felicidade Afonso Paulo is a sociologist from the University of Sussex in Brighton, England and currently serves as the Head of the Department of Water Supply at the National Directorate of Water Supply and Sanitation (DNAAS) of the Ministry of Public Works, Housing and Water Resources. She began her career in 1987 as a WASH technician, where she developed activities related to the sustainability of infrastructures and the promotion of good hygiene and sanitation practices. She carried out tasks in the area of project management of water supply and sanitation as well with internal financing as external financing. Since 2010, she coordinates the National Water Supply and Rural Sanitation Program, which has financial support from cooperation partners. In implementing the Program, she has developed several initiatives in the water sector, including the introduction of new technologies to accelerate coverage.