This proposal cites availability, access, and hygiene of water as challenges, as well as scalability of current solutions and presence of political and infrastructure barriers. The team offers a business-focused solution through partnerships and use of mobile phones for payment and information sharing to create an efficient market and to ultimately lower the cost of resources per person.
An Alternative to the Tap
Challenges: Extension of water grid, Improper Sanitation, Scalability, Sustainability, Infrastructure, Water Quality, Access, Lack of Information, Overcrowding, Water Mafia/Black Market, Political Barriers and Stakeholder Buy-In
Solutions: Partnership Building, Entrepreneuship Focused, Community Level Solution, External Industry and/or Sector Model , Communication (Information, Availability, Quality, Reporting), Awareness and/or Reporting, Economic and Commercial, Business-Led, Information Sharing, Payment, Technology, Network Building