USAID Transform WASH Program in Ethiopia

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USAID Transftrom WASH Program

Dear All,
PSI/ Ethiopia launched a national peri- urban sanitation programme, USAID Transform WASH on 2nd January, 2017 with a mandate of reaching over 1 million households with improved toilets by 2021. To achieve this vision, the USAID Transform WASH project follows a holistic market development approach to increase access to and use of WASH products and services with a focus on improved sanitation in the process, this would eliminate open defecation. The project will support the government of Ethiopia and the One WASH National Program to increase use of improved WASH products and services. The project will intervene in 40 woredas/districts across eight regions during the life of the project.
I have attached detail brief of the project.
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Daniel Tesfaye
I am working as WASH technical manager for PSI Ethiopia. PSI/E has a flagship USAID Transform WASH project aim to test and develop market-based models that will increase use of improved WASH products and services in Ethiopia with consortium members.
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Dear Daniel Tesfaye,

It is really interesting and impressive idea to provide affordable products and services for sanitation.Indeed, this would increase the use of those products and decrease the cause of disease by lack of improved water and sanitation. However, I do have doubt if enough has been done or to be done on the acceptance and behavioral change of people's using those products?

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Dear Gizesh,
Thank you for your input. Yes one of the project activity component is to work on the behavioral improvement of the community for improved products through tailored approach.
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We will be very interested to follow the progress of this program - thanks for sharing the program brief! I would be interested to learn what financing models you plan to promote for BOP access to WASH products and services?
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I will share you the Financial model planned to be implemented!

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Dear All,
Since sanitation is not a lucrative business it has a challenge to attract fiancé institution to invest in it. To this end, Transform WASH has conducted financing options at house hold level and for the business enterprises. Hence, Please find attached document produced for financing of WASH products and services for USAID Transform WASH.
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Thanks, and please let us know if Water.org can be of assistance with development of the financing model.
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Thanks for the document on the financial model. Please keep us with the updates of the program , I am really interested to
follow the program and see better WASH products and service in my community.

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Dear all,

It is my pleasure to introduce USAID Transform WASH project launched in Ethiopia in 2017. USAID Transform WASH is a five-year activity awarded to PSI and Consortium partners SNV, IRC and Plan International (‘the Consortium’) to test and develop market-based models that will increase demand for and supply of quality, affordable WASH products and services. Through development and testing of scalable and replicable business models, the activity will support and increase capacity of the Government of Ethiopia’s (GOE) One WASH National Program (OWNP) to increase use of improved WASH products and services.

Here with I attached the project brief.
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Daniel Tesfaye
I am working as WASH technical manager for PSI Ethiopia. PSI/E has a flagship USAID Transform WASH project aim to test and develop market-based models that will increase use of improved WASH products and services in Ethiopia with consortium members.
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Dear all,
I attached another document of the Transform WASH work related to Finance. As we all know that Fiancé for business enterprises and house hold for sanitation market is a key component to make the business viable. To this end, we undertake assessment for financing option and designed models to be piloted in 2018. Please find here with the study result and proposed financing options.

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Dear Daniel,

Would you like to add that project also to PSI's partner profile page and hence to the SuSanA project database?
See also my post about that here:
forum.susana.org/87-new-susana-partners/...tion-of-susana#23505

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Yes that is what I shared. Please go a head to share the document with PSI platform and share me the link so that I will use it for my future updates.
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Daniel Tesfaye
I am working as WASH technical manager for PSI Ethiopia. PSI/E has a flagship USAID Transform WASH project aim to test and develop market-based models that will increase use of improved WASH products and services in Ethiopia with consortium members.
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