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.
The former name of PSI was "Population Services International" but now it is just PSI.
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Project year: 2017
Thematic Discussion - From missing market incentives to misaligned incentives. What is choking India`s rural sanitation progress?
To discuss a policy landscape study that reviewed existing literature and conducted key informant interviews with the aim to understand the policy landscape of the Swachh Bharat Mission-Gramin
Under the umbrella of the SuSanA Indian Chapter, the India Sanitation Coalition together with Population Services International (PSI) held a thematic online discussion about “From missing market incentives to misaligned incentives. What is choking India’s rural sanitation progress?”. The four-week discussion was active from 30 November until …
2017 - 2020
Supporting Sustainable Sanitation – Pathways to Scale (Bihar, India)
Refinement of market-based sanitation solutions and scale up successful sanitation interventions in Bihar
To support the refinement of market-based sanitation solutions and scale up successful sanitation interventions in Bihar for expansion across India
2017 - 2021
USAID Transform WASH Program in Ethiopia
To reach over 1 million households with improved toilets by 2021.
PSI/ Ethiopia launched a national peri- urban sanitation programme, USAID Transform WASH on 2nd January, 2017 with a mandate of reaching over 1 million households with improved toilets by 2021. To achieve this vision, the USAID Transform WASH project follows a holistic market development approach to increase access to and use of WASH products and …
2014 - 2019
Sanitation Service Delivery (SSD)
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
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 …
2014 - 2015
Using performance-based contracting to build a pay-for-use sanitation market in Monrovia, Liberia
Analyzing the specific opportunities for private sector providers at all points in the sanitation value chain and assessing consumer willingness to pay for those services
PSI and Monrovia City Corporation (MCC) conducted in-depth landscape research to better understand the market system for sanitation and what conditions exist in the system to stimulate private sector performance, including public sector support. With the support of Hope Consulting, PSI conducted an analysis of the roles, opportunities, and …
2013 - 2015
Project Prasaadhan - Business model development for fecal sludge management in rural Bihar, India
Developing commercially viable business models for pit emptying and combined service provision for emptying and disposal, treatment and/or reuse, fostering public-private partnerships for faecal sludge management
PSI and its partners Water for People (WFP), the WASH Institute and 3S Shramik, a local business offering portable toilets, fecal waste removal, transport and treatment services, are working to integrate the development of business models for FSM with their other existing project, “Supporting Sustainable Sanitation Improvements (3SI)” , which …
2012 - 2017
Supporting sustainable sanitation improvements in Bihar through supply-side strengthening (3SI)
Increase access to and use of improved sanitation facilities and services and establish a sustainable, market-based supply chain for sanitation products and services in Bihar, India
In 2012, with funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, PSI launched 3SI: Supporting Sustainable Sanitation Improvements in Bihar, India. PSI with support from partners Monitor-Deloitte, PATH and Water For People is taking key steps towards improving sanitation access in Bihar by addressing constraints in supply and demand in order to …
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