Sanitation for all by integrating the demand and supply side of the sanitation challenge in India
FINISH works with a unique multi-stakeholder approach that involves the entire value chain. By mobilising the supply side of sanitation while integrating financial resources into the value chain, it raises awareness on and creates a demand for sanitation services amongst end-users. This includes improving quality and safety of sanitation services, reducing the price of these services and ensuring proper disposal of the waste produced.
Main activities we are involved in include:
• Sanitation awareness and demand generation process;
• Training for masons in sanitation system construction;
• Public-Private Partnerships leverage grant funding through local microfinance institutions for sanitation loans, supplier’s credit and other financing instruments;
• Local entrepreneur training for sanitation business development;
• Liaison with local governments;
• Safe recycling of human waste as agricultural or renewable energy input.
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Scale without funding: Our long-term goal is to continue building value chains in waste and sanitation that reach scale without external funding.
• Cost of sanitation systems reduced by 15%
• 2560 GPs Open Defecation Free (ODF) in Punjab, UP, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, and Odisha
• 1 million sanitation systems constructed (by March 2019)
• DGIS grant leveraged over 20 times with local financing (€ 140 Million)
• € 55 Million in microfinance used for sanitation
Asia & Pacific Behaviour change Capacity development Community sanitation Emptying and transport (non sewered) Enabling environment and institutional strengthening Energy: biogas Europe, Caucasus & Central Asia Faeces or faecal sludge Fertiliser Food security and productive sanitation Greywater or wastewater Health and hygiene Market development Operation, maintenance and sustainable services Peri-urban Political processes and institutional aspects Product design and engineering Public awareness, advocacy and civil society engagement Rural Rural areas Schools Specific to one or several countries Toilets or urinals (user interface) Treatment of faecal sludge Treatment of wastewater or greywater WASH and nutrition
WASTE advisers on urban environment and development
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