This proposal notes availability of water, lack of a water network, cost of existing solutions, limited funding, and scalability as major challenges. The team recommends leveraging an external industry model, such as healthcare, telecom, housing, and/or food, to create franchise networks, empower local entrepreneurs, create shared lending opportunities, and facilitate sharing of information and best practices.
The Next Level in Sustainable Water Supply
Challenges: Limited public/philanthropic resources, Sustainability, Affordability, Existing Solutions, Access, Presence of Water Network, Financing
Solutions: Partnership Building, Entrepreneuship Focused, Community Level Solution, External Industry and/or Sector Model , Franchising Model, Water Access Points (public or private taps), Operational Funding (Revinvestment), Risk Diversification and Shared Lending, Economic and Commercial, Business-Led, Financial