This proposal recommends expanding into free enterprise, harnessing entrepreneurial spirit, and offering business-in-a-box training and operations materials, to establish the aquapreneur. The team suggests leveraging a water and sanitation portal to enable data sharing from the field, sharing of best practices, and to increase connections, collaboration, and knowledge sharing.
Reaching the Bottom Billion
Challenges: Lack of Information, Community Involvement, Empowerment, and Buy-In, Education and Understanding Level of End Users (of Technology and/or Solutions Available), Social, Cultural, and Political, Limited Financing Options and/or Access to Funds, Financing
Solutions: Partnership Building, Education and Awareness Campaigns, Entrepreneuship Focused, Private Capital and/or Commercial Financing, Micro-Finance Institutions and Loans, External Industry and/or Sector Model , Network Building, Foundation/Philanthropy, Economic and Commercial, Business-Led, Financial, Water Focused, Sanitation Focused, Information Sharing, Ready-to-Deploy Business Model and/or Training Materials, Technology, Gender Focused, Online Platforms/Hubs, Data Gathering, Community Level Solution