We have been in Cambodia this week to launch the world’s first Development Impact Bond (DIB) in the WASH sector. In this post, we share three reasons why we decided to invest.Continue reading “Why we invested in the Cambodia Rural Sanitation Development Impact Bond”
In this blog post Kelvin Hughes, CEO of Clean Team Ghana for the past 19 months, reflects on his journey joining Clean Team and the key areas he has prioritised to develop the business.Continue reading “The first year in post leading a container-based sanitation business in Ghana”
In the second of two blog posts Abhay Nihalani, the Marketing Director at Jibu, expands on the sales approach Jibu have adopted to help franchisees overcome challenges in selling clean water to customers in East Africa.Continue reading “Embedding a problem-led sales approach to increase access to safe water in East Africa”
This blog reflects on the FSM 5 / AfricaSan conference in Cape Town, some of the main topics of conversation and how they relate to the Foundation’s work and strategic priorities.Continue reading “The sector comes together to discuss Africa’s sanitation challenges: reflections on FSM 5 and AfricaSan”
To mark World Water Day 2019, in the first of two blog posts Abhay Nihalani, the Marketing Director at Jibu, describes the challenges their franchisees have faced when selling clean water to customers, and some of the tools and approaches they have adopted to increase market penetration.
WSUP has been working with the water and sanitation utility in Lusaka to support a new pit-emptying service targeted at low-income customers. This initial work, funded in part by SFF, has helped shape the utility’s scale-up plans for faecal sludge management services under the city’s new multi-million-dollar investment programme. This blog reflects on lessons learned, and on how this experience links with the Foundation’s approach to funding.