This proposal notes challenges to current water and sanitation solutions such as access to philanthropic investments, a lack of awareness in communities of the positive impact of WaterCredit, and the sustainability of current solutions. The team offers a solution to raise awareness in local communities through education, partnerships, and the increased involvement of micro-finance institutions in the infrastructure construction process.
Accelerating Water.org's Vision
Challenges: General Financial Risks, Lack of Education and Awareness, Education and Understanding Level of End Users (of Technology and/or Solutions Available), Social, Cultural, and Political, Underutilization of Current Solutions, Limited Financing Options and/or Access to Funds, Financing
Solutions: Partnership Building, Education and Awareness Campaigns, Community Level Solution, Micro-Finance Institutions and Loans, External Industry and/or Sector Model , Communication (Information, Availability, Quality, Reporting), Awareness and/or Reporting, Economic and Commercial, Business-Led, Public-Private Partnership (Multiple Stakeholders), Social, Sanitation Focused, Technology, Water Focused