This proposal notes challenges with existing water and sanitation solutions such as high cost, lack of information, and inconsistent access to resources. The team offers a solution by providing information to the market, credit to consumers, and capital to suppliers through partnerships and small and medium enterprise loans, focusing on community level entrepreneurship.
Bridging the Water Gap
Challenges: Monopoly of Water Market, Affordability, Education and Understanding Level of End Users (of Technology and/or Solutions Available), Lack of Education and Awareness, Social, Cultural, and Political, Financing, Lack of Information, Limited Financing Options and/or Access to Funds
Solutions: Partnership Building, Education and Awareness Campaigns, Entrepreneuship Focused, Community Level Solution, External Industry and/or Sector Model , Household Level Solution, Risk Diversification and Shared Lending, Communication (Information, Availability, Quality, Reporting), Economic and Commercial, Business-Led, Social, Technology