This proposal notes a lack of access to water and sanitation resources as a major challenge. The team recommends locally and community built infrastructure for collecting and transforming human waste into a profit through biogas plant construction.
Water and Sanitation for the Bottom of the Pyramid: Group 1 Team 7
Challenges: Extension of water grid, Improper Sanitation, Drinkability, Bacteriological Contamination, Affordability, Community Involvement, Empowerment, and Buy-In, Limited public/philanthropic resources, Infrastructure, Lack of Education and Awareness, Financing, Water Quality, Access, Lack of public toilets , Overcrowding, Limitation of Resources, Limited Financing Options and/or Access to Funds, Competition for Shared Resources
Solutions: Partnership Building, Education and Awareness Campaigns, Entrepreneuship Focused, Community Level Solution, Water Access Points (public or private taps), Infrastructure Construction, Economic and Commercial, Business-Led, Water Mains, Social, Gender Focused