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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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  • Safe Water Enterprises: the opportunity to reach a billion people?

    August 15, 2017

      This year, Danone Communities -in collaboration with Aqua for All, Hilton Foundation, Osprey Foundation and The Stone Family Foundation- supervised a study on the state of the safe water enterprises market realised by the advisory firm Dalberg. This study will be presented at the World Water Week in Stockholm during a dedicated session entitled…

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  • Kenya RAPID: Water for crops gives women in Kenya’s drylands a voice

    August 15, 2017

      Dry weather & rising temperatures damaged the harvests in Alimao in northeast Kenya. Change is afoot, however: Since 2016 the “Kenya Resilient Arid Lands Partnership for Integrated Development” (Kenya RAPID) aims to improve 45,000 people’s access to water & sanitation in dry northern counties. It’s a unique partnership between local governments, civil society &…

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