The FINISH approach has a track record of success in India (since 2009) and Kenya (since 2013)
Over 5 million people enjoyed the benefits of safe sanitation.
Thanks to nearly 1 million toilets and the creation of 10 million workdays in construction alone.
Local public private collaboration contributes to healthier and economically empowered communities.
Households have invested € 150 million in sanitation improvements, including € 60 million through support by partnering financial institutions and € 65 million from results-based financing by local governments.
Financial inclusion Of women
About half of sanitation loan clients are first time bankers, and more than half are women. (source: Kenya financial partner SIDIAN Bank)
FINISH has been able to leverage significant local financing for safe sanitation. In India, less than 5% of the initial FINISH funding came from Dutch grants.