This proposal cites insufficient involvement of financing entities, lack of empowerment and awareness, and lack of sustainable delivery solutions as major challenges. The team recommends focusing on empowering water and sanitation entrepreneurs by connecting the local community with micro-finance institutions, corporate partners, and NGOs to encourage local participation.
Water: Delivering Links and Wealth
Challenges: Community Involvement, Empowerment, and Buy-In, Lack of Skils, Sustainability, General Access, Education and Understanding Level of End Users (of Technology and/or Solutions Available), Social, Cultural, and Political, Financing, Access, Lack of Information, Limited Financing Options and/or Access to Funds
Solutions: Partnership Building, Education and Awareness Campaigns, Entrepreneuship Focused, Community Level Solution, Micro-Finance Institutions and Loans, Operational Funding (Revinvestment), Economic and Commercial, Financial, Social, Gender Focused