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Impacts of a pre-paid system on addressing system constraints

TitlePre-payment for handpumps: a potential solution for rural water supplies
Publication TypePresentation
Year of Publication2022
AuthorsReade, A
Corporate AuthorsGOAL
Date Published10/2022
PublisherGovernment of Ghana, IRC, UNICEF
Place PublishedAccra
Publication LanguageEnglish

GOAL found that the reason behind low functionality lies in the inability of Water User Committees (WUCs) to collect and save user fees, the lack of preventative maintenance and the lack of regulation and enforcement - with this knowledge, it started to explore pre-payment for water as a potential solution for rural water supply.

Presentation shared by Alan Reade at All systems go Africa symposium 19-21 October, 2022.


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