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Title: Low resource innovations for sustaining service delivery: examples from districts in Malawi
Authors: Nilsson, Kristina
Chikhoza, Macmillan
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: © WEDC, Loughborough University
Citation: NILSSON, K. and CHIKHOZA, M., 2016. Low resource innovations for sustaining service delivery: examples from districts in Malawi. IN: Shaw, R.J. (ed). Ensuring availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all: Proceedings of the 39th WEDC International Conference, Kumasi, Ghana, 11-15 July 2016, Briefing paper 2490, 3pp.
Abstract: Low-income countries have less funds to allocate for water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH) services, but those funds which are available should still be used to have the greatest service delivery reach possible. This paper shares examples from several District Water Development Offices in Malawi of innovations developed to sustain service delivery with the limited resources they do have. These approaches include using available funds to pay for lower-cost alternatives which achieve their objectives, using other networks existing in communities to increase their reach, and leveraging other sets of resources that exist in the area.
Description: This is a conference paper.
Version: Published
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/31365
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