USAID Transform WASH aims to improve water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) outcomes in Ethiopia by increasing access to and sustained use of affordable, quality WASH products and services, with a substantial focus on sanitation. It does so by transforming the market for WASH: stimulating demand at the community level, strengthening supply chains and building the enabling environment for a vibrant private market.
This study explores sanitation financing experiences in Southern Nation Nationalities and Peoples Region (SNNPR) with a focus on USAID Transform Water sanitation and hygiene (WASH) intervention zones, identifies key financial institutions and stakeholders and suggests innovative financial approaches for sustaining innovative businesses engaged in sanitation marketing while stimulating household demand.
USAID Transform WASH is a USAID-funded project implemented by PSI in collaboration with SNV, Plan International, and IRC. The consortium is working closely with government agencies - including the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Electricity, the National WASH Coordination Office and sub-national governments.