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SSIPs: a role in sustaining sanitation services to the urban poor

Author(s): Scott, Rebecca (ed)

Publisher: WEDC | WELL
Place of publication: Loughborough University, UK
Year: 2006

Series: WELL Briefing Note 32
Collection(s): WELL

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This Briefing Note identifies the significance and role of Small Scale Independent Providers (SSIPs) in sanitation service delivery to poor urban households.

Drawing on experience in Tanzania, Mozambique, Kenya and South Africa, it highlights the impact of effective marketing approaches, recognition and partnerships in enhancing the role and opportunities for SSIPs, to ensure sustainable sanitation services to poor communities.

Keywords:
latrine emptying  |  Mozambique  |  Poverty  |  Sanitation  |  Service providers  |  Social marketing  |  SSIP  |  Tanzania  |  Urban areas  |  www