This proposal notes limited funding, limited awareness and education, lack of local solutions, lack of basic sanitation, and cost of existing solutions as major challenges. The team recommends increasing funding streams by rounding up card transactions to even dollar amounts and installation of toilets in schools, education about sanitation, construction, and maintenance of toilets.
The Dessert's Gold for the BOP
Challenges: Improper Sanitation, Lack of public toilets , Infrastructure, Education and Understanding Level of End Users (of Technology and/or Solutions Available), Lack of Education and Awareness, Social, Cultural, and Political, Financing, Limited Financing Options and/or Access to Funds
Solutions: Education and Awareness Campaigns, Mobile/Online Banking, Community Level Solution, Micro-Finance Institutions and Loans, Creation and Support to Water SMEs (Water Champs/Water Dreamers/Water Committee/Consultants, etc., Water Access Points (public or private taps), Economic and Commercial, Business-Led, Public-Private Partnership (Multiple Stakeholders), Financial, Social, Service and Delivery, Training and Education Focused, Water Focused