In the next 5 seconds, the world’s urban population will increase by 10 people, and they all need decent water and sanitation. This puts huge pressure on city service agencies. In response, we focus on developing commercially viable models to help water utilities and municipal authorities reach all citizens in their city with improved water and sanitation. As a multi-sector partnership, we offer a creative package of expertise from private sector, NGOs and academia to achieve this. Our mission is to improve the lives of the urban poor in developing countries by strengthening the capacity of service providers and others to provide sustainable water and sanitation services, promote good hygiene and raise the health and environmental standards of the community.
East Asia & Pacific International NGO Sub-Saharan Africa
2012 - 2016
Activating the urban on site sanitation market with new technology
The project will prime the market in four cities in Africa and South Asia for the rapid uptake of sanitation services and create the enabling environment for the market based scale-up of new and innovative sanitation options.
This grant will support a four year program aimed at using new sanitation technologies to activate and expand the sanitation market in four cities in Africa and South Asia. Last year, the Foundation put sanitation on the map when it issued a challenge to design toilets that can capture and process human waste without piped water, sewer or …
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