A message from our COO Nouria Ouibrahim Much has been said about the “3Ps” (people, planet, profit). FINISH can proudly claim that it makes a contribution to this paradigm with an emphasis on the first “P” through sanitation and financial inclusion. I have found an enthusiastic team that shares crucial core values. My my goal is
Progress despite another unpredictable year Context Looking back on the close of the 2nd official year of the ambitious 5-year FINISH Mondial programme, we are celebrating the resilience of our teams. While life slowly started getting ‘back to normal’ for some of our teams based in Europe, our in-country programme teams (Bangladesh, Ethiopia,
Bottom-up result-based financing and the real costs of sanitation Our Result-Based Financing session ‘Addressing bottlenecks & unlocking finance for WASH’, at the Stockholm World Water Week (SIWI) in August included a 2-part virtual hackathon. The main topic of the first part was bottom-up result-based financing and the real costs of sanitation, with presentations
Enhancing livelihoods and conserving the earth through the circular sanitation economy Can the circular sanitation economy help communities build livelihood resilience? Mitigate the impacts of climate change on the environment and livelihoods? Bring life back to depleted soils? The session showcased successes, challenges and future ambitions to create opportunities for the private sector,
Can a business approach link sanitation and curative health care? More than 50% of health ailments (in developing countries) arise due to poor sanitation. Out-of-pocket costs for health care can comprise upwards of 60% of total household expenditures for the uninsured. The bottom-line: It is expensive to be uninsured. Linking sanitation and health
How FINISH Mondial is taking explicit actions to curb inequalities to ensure progress for those furthest behind.
The FINISH Mondial team has been hard at work preparing the first-of-its-kind FINISH Mondial ‘Global Meet’
FM Tanzania has promoted community uptake and the construction of improved toilets to nearly 4,000 households.
FINISH Society & UNOPS/WSSCC join forces to improve the sanitation sector in India United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) on behalf of the Water Supply Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) and FINISH Society (India) has entered into a collaborative partnership with the aim to create synergy and maximize the impact of mutual resources
When high school students promote safe sanitation, they can become an inspiration to the rest of society. The Government-aided NJA High School, located in the Bose Nagar village of Chirala Mandal (Andhra Pradesh, India), is a great example of this.