Catalyzing Sanitation Businesses - Various documents on results from research grant

Munyana, S. et al. (2013)

Published in: 2013

Publisher:
Water for People, USA

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Munyana, S. et al.

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This library entry contains background documents and results for a grant that Sherina Munyana is leading and which is funded by the WSH Program of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation under the grant category "Other".

Further information and a discussion is available on the SuSanA discussion Forum, see link below.

Short description of the project:
With funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Water For People is implementing Sanitation as a Business (SAAB), a market?based approach to sanitation intended to explore different methodologies for catalyzing and facilitating sanitation businesses in developing countries. It is a 4-year project ending July 2014 under which Water For People is working through Business Development Service (BDS) firms. BDS are for?profit, private sector firms, who serve as the primary program implementers and are the main point of contact for sanitation entrepreneurs receiving support in business planning and expansion. SAAB is currently being implemented in seven different countries: Malawi, Rwanda and Uganda in Africa; Bolivia, Peru and Ecuador in South America; and Bihar and West Bengal in India. Currently, Water For People is working with these BDS partners:
Uganda – Captiva Communications
Malawi – Tools for Enterprise and Education Consultants (TEECS)
Rwanda – Boundless Consultancy Group
India – BASIX
Bolivia - IMG

Goal and objectives:
The overriding goal under SAAB is developing a methodology for supporting sanitation businesses that, if successful, could provide an alternative to conventional sanitation approaches and lead to the significant expansion of sanitation services to poor people by the local private sector. The BDS firms are responsibe for identifying profitable business models for sustainable sanitation service delivery that benefit the poor (drawn on market research and through testing in different contexts in several countries). They then recruit entrepreneurs under these business models and will be responsible for providing ongoing business support to these entrepreneurs to strengthen the managerial and technical capacity of sanitation businesses.

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Documents available for download (see below):

1 - Business opportunity - pit emptying

2 - BDS Selection Guideline

3 - The role of Business Member Organizations in supporting sanitation entrepreneurs in Uganda, Rwanda and Malawi – A research study for Water For People

4 - Presentation SAAB Africa

5 - Presentation SAAB India (Update July 2012)

6 - Presentation SAAB Uganda (Update June 2012)

7 - Sanitation Finance Report, Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs and End-Users

8 - Sustainable sanitation, Malawi (January 2013)

9 - Interim Learning Report- Sanitation as a Business (March 2013)

10 - Short presentation during webinar on 7 November 2013

11 - Microfinance as a potential catalyst for improved sanitation: A synthesis of Water For People’s sanitation lending experiences in seven countries (Bolivia, Guatemala, India, Malawi, Peru, Rwanda, Uganda) (December 2013)

Bibliographic information

Munyana, S. et al. (2013). Catalyzing Sanitation Businesses - Various documents on results from research grant. Water for People, USA

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Asia & Pacific English Faecal sludge treatment processes Fundamental research and engineering Latin America & Caribbean Market development (WG2) Sub-Saharan Africa

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1 - Catalyzing Sanitation Businesses

Format: pdf file
Size: 0.48 MB

2 - BDS Selection Guideline

Format: pdf file
Size: 0.27 MB

3 - BMO (Business Member Organisation) Research - FINAL

Format: pdf file
Size: 0.22 MB

4 - SAAB Africa 2012

Format: pdf file
Size: 1.13 MB

5 - SAAB India Update July 2012

Format: pdf file
Size: 4.37 MB

6 - SAAB Update Uganda June 2012

Format: pdf file
Size: 2.86 MB

7 - Sanitation Finance Report (Jan 2012)

Format: pdf file
Size: 1.24 MB

8 - Sustainable Sanitation, Malawi, Jan 2013

Format: pdf file
Size: 0.53 MB

9 - Interim Learning Report- Sanitation as a Business (March 2013)

Format: pdf file
Size: 1.7 MB

10 - Short presentation during webinar on 7 November 2013

Format: pdf file
Size: 0.6 MB

11 - Microfinance as a potential catalyst for improved sanitation (December 2013)

Format: pdf file
Size: 2.52 MB

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