This Topic Brief presents assessments of the financial performance of six WSUP-supported WASH service delivery models in Bangladesh, Madagascar, Mozambique and Zambia. Each model has been developed in partnership with locally mandated service providers to facilitate sustainable, at-scale improvements to low-income urban populations. Locating the appropriate balance between financial viability and user affordability is at […]
Neil Jeffery, Chief Executive Officer, Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor Tim Wainwright, Chief Executive, WaterAid Guangzhe Chen, Senior Director, Water Global Practice, World Bank Group This article was originally published on FT.com – read the original article here Mollar Bosti is a crowded slum in Dhaka, Bangladesh, home to 10,000 people: garment workers, rickshaw […]
WSUP joins WaterAid, World Bank and leading academics in urging donors, policymakers and planners not to neglect shared sanitation Where private household toilets aren’t yet an option, safe, well-managed shared toilets are a crucial step to further improvement Funding for safe, shared toilets in fast-growing developing-world cities is at risk of neglect from donors, policymakers […]
Last week, Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP) held a webinar to present insights from our ongoing work in improving sanitation in compounds in Kumasi and Ga West, Ghana. Around 60% of low-income households use public toilets in Kumasi. These facilities are often poorly maintained, unhygienic and unsafe, particularly for women using them […]
Public toilets are the leading form of sanitation in urban Ghana: in Kumasi, 700,000 people use one each day. This Note presents the activities of Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) to raise the standard of these services.
In the low-income communities of Kumasi and Ga West (Accra), over half the population live in compounds without access to an in-house toilet. This Note details WSUP’s support to Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) and Ga West Municipality in developing a five-year Compound Sanitation Strategy.