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The untapped potential of decentralised safe drinking water enterprises

Report on the current state of the SWE market

Safe Water Enterprises (SWEs) provide a modular, decentralized approach to delivering safely treated drinking water in the developing world. In January 2017 a report was completed by Dalberg Global Development Advisors on the current state of the SWE market. This report analyzed 14 SWEs that serve a total of 3 million people and also undertook a global market assessment. Key findings include the potential to serve billions of people and the challenges, which are clearly identified in the study, to be overcome if this potential is to be realized.

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  • Sasha Kramer of Soil will receive the Sarphati Sanitation Award 2017

    October 19, 2017

    The jury of the Sarphati Sanitation Awards has decided to honor Sasha Kramer, co-founder of SOIL, the Lifetime Achievement Award for her outstanding work to provide sustainable sanitation services in Haiti. Sasha developed EcoSan latrines that store human waste in removable 15-gallon drums for composting. This compost can be used to make soil more healthier…

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  • Sarphati Sanitation Awards 2017 – the Jury has decided!

    October 5, 2017

    World Waternet , Netherlands Water Partnership and Aqua for All initiated the biennial Sarphati Sanitation Award in 2013 to honor the outstanding contribution of individuals or organizations to the global sanitation and public health challenge through entrepreneurship. This year the Sarphati Sanitation Awards will be handed out for the third time during the Amsterdam International Water Week on Monday…

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  • The amount of people at the Base of the (global wealth) Pyramid (BoP) whose lives we have helped improve.

  • The total amount of project and program money we have managed for funds and (government) grant programs.

  • The amount of companies we have worked with over the years, as (co-)financing partners or otherwise.

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