Sustainable Sanitation - Kitgum, Northern Uganda



Contract partner: EcoSan Club - Ökologische Konzepte für das Stoffmanagement in SiedlungenCountry: Uganda Funding amount: € 282.600,00Project start: 01.12.2012End: 31.05.2016

Short Description:

Overall goal


The project objective is to improve sanitation (defined as management of human excreta) in

Kitgum.


This is achieved by creating additional demand for sanitation and by establishing a sanitation service chain to tend to this newly created demand.


Demand for sanitation is created by applying a social marketing approach. The project identifies appropriate “sanitation products”, makes them available as well as affordable and promotes them in Kitgum town with a population of 60,000 ultimate beneficiaries.


“Sanitation products” are defined as all required services along a sanitation service chain – from design to construction and operation and maintenance. To make sure that appropriate products are available the project supports private sector actors in technical and entrepreneurial aspects. More than 30 companies directly benefit from trainings.


Lastly this approach is complemented by eliminating a final hindrance on the way to improved sanitation which is the financing capacity of users (potentially the entire adult population of Kitgum town) and service providers. This is achieved by providing access to loans for sanitation investments for users and service providers.

project number2688-00/2012
source of fundingOEZA
sector Wasserversorgung und sanitäre Einrichtungen
tied
modality
marker
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    • 1= policy is a significant objective of the activity
    • 2= policy is the principal objective of the activity
  • Donor/ source of funding: The ADA is not only implementing projects and programmes of the Austrian Development Cooperation , but also projects funded from other sources and donors such as
    • AKF - Foreign Disaster Fund of the Austrian federal government
    • BMLFUW - Federal Ministry for Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water
    • EU - Funds of the European Commission
    • Others - various other donors are listed in ADA’s annual business report.
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  • Purpose/ sector code: classifies the specific area of the recipient’s economic or social structure, funded by a bilateral contribution.
  • Tied/Untied: Untied aid is defined as loans and grants whose proceeds are fully and freely available to finance procurement from all OECD countries and substantially all developing countries. Transactions are considered tied unless the donor has, at the time of the aid offer, clearly specified a range of countries eligible for procurement which meets the tests for “untied” aid.