It costs at least US$ 10 per student to construct water and sanitation facilities in schools and another US$ 1.40 per student per year for all recurrent costs including continuous support to hygiene promotion.
In collaboration with the National Directorate of Water of the Government of Mozambique (Direcção Nacional de Àguas) and under the technical support and guidance of the multi-stakeholder Water and Sanitation Group GAS (Grupo de Agua e Saneamento), primary data collection on Mozambique was carried...
In collaboration with the Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA), the WASHCost Ghana team focused its data collection in three districts (one each in the Northern, Ashanti and Volta regions) and conducted supplementary case studies in the Central region and Greater Accra.
The WASHCost Burkina Faso team conducted its research in rural and peri-urban communities across three geographically distinct areas: the dry region of Nord, the capital city Ouagadougou, and the forested Southwest region, Hauts-Bassins.
This is the most comprehensive study of the WASH sector in India and elsewhere that utilises the life-cycle cost approach, along with GIS, econometric modelling and qualitative research methods. The analysis provides valuable insights for planners, policy makers and bi-lateral donors.