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Key documents to implement UBSUP

WSTF (2015)

Published in: 2015

Water Services Trust Fund (WSTF), Nairobi, Kenya


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This library entry contains key documents involved in the implementation of the UBSUP programme, from the social marketing for improved toilet at household level to the construction and operation of the sanitation infrastructures (toilet and Decentralised Treatment Facility). Note that more documents are available on the SafiSan toolkit located in the WSTF website, see link below.

As an attempt to tackle the challenge of urban sanitation in Kenya and move towards the national and international sanitation goals, the Upscaling Basic Sanitation for the Urban Poor (UBSUP) programme was initiated in 2011 by the Water Sector Trust Fund (WSTF) whose mandate is to finance urban low income areas and implemented through regulated Water Service Providers (WSPs/utilities). The programme is jointly financed by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) with technical assistance from GIZ. UBSUP is aimed at improving access to household sanitation in the poor urban areas of Kenya by covering the entire sanitation service chain from toilet to treatment. The UBSUP approach is based on 3 key pillars: Social Marketing, Technology, and Business & Financing.

Content - Summary

You will find the following documents for download below:
1. Social animator handbook
2. Structural drawings of a flush toilet with septic tank
3. Bill of Quantites for a pour flush toilet
4. Structural drawings of a DTF
5. Bill of Quantities for a DTF
6. Training for DTF construction
7. DTF operator’s manual
8. Co-composting manual

Bibliographic information

WSTF (2015). Key documents to implement UBSUP. Water Services Trust Fund (WSTF), Nairobi, Kenya

Filter tags

Biogas systems Guidelines and manuals Operation, maintenance and sustainable services (WG10) Peri-urban Practitioners Sanitation systems and technology options (WG4) Sub-Saharan Africa Technical drawings Urban (entire city) Urban informal settlements (slums)

Further readings


Social Animators Handbook

Format: pdf file
Size: 8.96 MB

Structural drawings of a flush toilet with septic tank

Format: pdf file
Size: 0.54 MB

Bill of Quantites for a pour flush toilet

Format: xlsx file
Size: 0.03 MB

Structual Drawings of DTF Modules

Format: pdf file
Size: 10.12 MB

BOQ DTF cost

Format: xlsx file
Size: 0.22 MB

Training for DTF construction

Format: pdf file
Size: 7.66 MB

DTF operator’s manual

Format: pdf file
Size: 6.73 MB

Co-composting manual

Format: pdf file
Size: 2.77 MB

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