Selling Sanitation works with sanitation businesses and governments to develop commercial and sustainable markets for affordable and desirable sanitation facilities. The approach being piloted in Kenya, is planned to be expanded to other African countries
Selling Sanitation works with sanitation businesses and governments to develop commercial and sustainable markets for affordable and desirable sanitation facilities.
Selling Sanitation is a joint IFC-WSP initiative that aims to help millions of people across Africa access household sanitation facilities they want and can afford. The market development approach is currently being piloted in Kenya, with planned expansion to other African countries by 2014.
1) Support private businesses to design, manufacture and distribute new on-site sanitation and hand washing products that meet low-income consumer needs and preferences.
2) Support the government to develop and deliver a national behavior change communications and consumer awareness campaign.
3) Identify and test appropriate financing mechanisms and consumer lending products to support uptake of new sanitation products.
4) Build the enabling environment and institutional arrangements for local government, other stakeholders and the private sector to support and regulate the sanitation market.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Enabling environment and institutional strengthening Faecal sludge treatment processes Kenya Market development Multilateral organisation Other Political processes and institutional aspects Specific to one or several countries Sub-Saharan Africa
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