Sanitation Service Delivery (SSD)

2014 - 2019 • Population Services International (PSI)

Purpose

Improving sanitation outcomes by developing and testing scalable business models that engage private sector service providers and by contributing to the creation of an enabling environment for sanitation in West Africa

Activities

Sanitation Service Delivery (SSD) is a USAID/West Africa regional urban
sanitation project that is implemented by PSI in collaboration with
PATH and Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP). The goal
of the program is to improve sanitation outcomes by developing and
testing scalable business models that engage private sector service providers and
by contributing to the creation of a strong enabling environment for sanitation in
West Africa.

Together, USAID and its partners PSI, PATH and WSUP envision a thriving sanitation marketplace with increased capacity to deliver products and services to low-income consumers in a sustainable manner. In the process, SSD will learn and share findings, models and tools regionally that facilitate rapid expansion of successful approaches and position the project and as a regional leader in the sector.

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Objectives

The main objectives of this 5-year, $15.8 million program are to:
- Increase use of improved sanitation
- Increase use of safe disposal and/or reuse of fecal waste at scale
- Share learning on market-based approaches to the provision of sanitation services throughout West Africa

Further information

Research or implementation partners:

o PATH has worked successfully in dozens of countries to commercialize solutions in the field of water, hygiene and sanitation.

o WSUP specializes in urban water, sanitation and hygiene and has developed innovative and sustainable approaches, bringing water and sanitation to nearly two million people in Africa and Asia to date.

o PSI will apply its global social marketing and franchising experience in developing markets for health products and services, including sanitation, to ensure they are accessible and used by low-income consumers in Benin and Cote d’Ivoire.

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Population Services International
Washington
United States


PSI is a leading global health organization with programs targeting malaria, child survival, HIV and reproductive health. Working in partnership within the public and private sectors, and harnessing the power of the markets, PSI provides life-saving products, clinical services and behavior change communications that empower the world's most vulnerable populations to lead healthier lives.

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