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Here you can find the links to the videos shown in Module 1 of the Costing Sustainable Services online course.

Here you can find the links to the videos shown in Module 1 of the Costing Sustainable Services online course.

Session: Why life-cycle costing?

Tessa Livingstone's video on the key issues in the water sector. Why, after US $360 million of investments, do nearly a billion people still lack access to healthy water? Why do the wells, pumps and pipes, installed by donors across the world, fail time and time again? 

Identifying the problem to rural water supply: Catarina Fonseca, WASHCost Project Director

Session: Life-cycle costing

Life-cycle costing in Ghana: Charlotte Engmann

Session: Life-cycle cost components

Identifying life-cycle costs of rural water supply: Catarina Fonseca, WASHCost Project Director

Session: Hygiene service levels

Assessing the cost-effectiveness of hygiene promotion: Alana Potter, IRC

Session: Service Delivery Approach

What if...?: What if resources from all projects in a district were brought together? What if in addition to constructing water systems we also planned and financed for its operation and maintenance?

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