Shukla Shauchalay is located in a bustling market in Samastipur in Bihar, India. The entrepreneur first got involved in the sanitation business a decade ago as a sub-contractor manufacturing cement pit rings for a local NGO’s sanitation program.
The USAID/WASHPaLS Scaling Market-Based Sanitation: Desk Review on Market-Based Rural Sanitation Development Programs (2018) highlighted the barriers sanitation markets face to scale, and identified some remedial interventions at the three levels
Market-Based Sanitation (MBS) is the development of a sanitation market in which the user makes a full or partial monetary contribution (with savings and/or cash equivalents) toward the purchase, construction, upgrade, and/or maintenance of a toil
This webinar presented findings from a recent systematic review conducted by the Global WASH Cluster (GWC), which examined how WASH actors in humanitarian settings have used market and cash modalities to deliver essential WASH services and goods,
WASHPaLS conducted a comprehensive review of WASH grant-funding since 1980 to identify household sanitation supply projects using an MBS approach, assessed project characteristics and outcomes (population impacted), and reviewed project strategies
Join this iDE & PRO-WASH webinar to learn more about the Sama Sama sanitation business in Ghana, which used human-centered design (HCD) to improve products and increase sales by better understanding customers' needs, especially women.
Reliable financing is critical to helping countries transition away from donor assistance in the water and sanitation sectors, which is one of the reasons that improved governance and finance are core objectives of the U.S.