Published on: 26/11/2012
Vera van der Grift interviewed Mike Kang from Engineers Without Borders-Canada how his organisation applies the life-cycle costs in Malawi.
Engineers Without Borders-Canada (EWB-Canada) is working with Malawian districts to budget for WASH services using concepts of the life-cycle costs approach. Local WASH actors are now speaking in terms of capital expenditures, capital replacement, and operational expenditures in order to plan and acquire funding for indefinite operation and maintenance of services. Vera van der Grift, IRC Information Officer, discussed with Mike Kang of EWB-Canada how his organisation is applying the life-cycle costs in Malawi, and EWB-Canada's plans for working in the WASH sector in the the next five to six years. Download the interview article below.