FINISH Mondial participated in the global Faecal Sludge Management (FSM) 6 conference, where we share the best practices to improve the global sanitation sector from 31 May to 4 June 2021. We had a chance to catch up with Hajra Mukasa Comfort from Amref Health Africa and Sumeet Pawar from WASTE, who took
Message from our CEO, Valentin Post Financial inclusion can unlock opportunities for persons excluded from many aspects of society. However, converting this step into changed realities is not so straightforward. It is very timely that FINISH Mondial presents a special edition on financing as it is core to its mission.
Sanitation champion, Pius, develops local Serengeti market For Pius Zebedayo Zakayo, 43, who hails from Rwamchanga village, Manchira ward in Serengeti District, Tanzania, the construction of toilets under FINISH Mondial Tanzania has not only helped villages to live in a clean environment but has also helped create employment for people like him. “I’m now a professional mason. The training I got from the FINISH Mondial Tanzania programme has helped me construct toilets for many people,” he says. Unlike the traditional
Blended Finance for Universal Health Coverage The Africa Health Agenda International Conference (AHAIC) is an African-led biennial global health convening hosted by Amref Health Africa. The conference brings together diverse stakeholders to accelerate progress toward Universal Health Coverage (UHC) and collectively chart a course forward by highlighting and seeking to address Africa’s most pressing health challenges. The second two-yearly conference
Non-grant Sanitation Financing- Sharing 20 years of financial innovations in the sustainable development sector
Non-grant Sanitation Financing- Sharing 20 years of financial innovations in the sustainable development sector In March 2021, FINISH Mondial founding partner, WASTE, was invited to share successes and lessons learned from its experiences in innovative financing in the sustainable development sector, namely in waste management and sanitation. Hosted by the
Looking back: 2020 in review Looking back on 2020, we have some impressive results to share despite the COVID-19 disruptions. In 2020, FINISH Mondial communities have constructed a total of 51,000 additional safely managed toilets. This is equivalent to 408,000 working days in construction alone. Around 255,000 people have benefitted with access to safe sanitation. To achieve these results, households have invested a total of €9.2 million
A message from our CEO It is clear that the un-invited COVID-19 guest will overstay into 2021, continuing to affect many. In some countries, FINISH Mondial has been picked up as a ‘COVID-19 resilience programme’ with its emphasis on access to sanitation and hygiene for all—notably the first line of defence against viruses. In the past year, we have seen many adjustments to the way
2020 P4G State-of-the-Art Partnership Winner FINISH Mondial has been awarded the 2020 P4G Partnership of the Year! The P4G State-of-the-Art Partnership Awards are presented annually to public-private partnerships that have achieved measurable success based on innovation, impact and scalability. P4G – Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030
FINISH Mondial Kenya and UNICEF in partnership to promote market-based sanitation Financial Inclusion Improves Sanitation & Health (FINISH) Mondial Kenya is launching a new partnership with UNICEF, with the objective of accelerating market-based sanitation in Siaya, Kitui and Migori Counties in Kenya. The market-based approach will help improve health outcomes by enabling affordable access to basic and improved sanitation services. The partnership will engage the private sector and other partners in offering innovative financing facilities and training for upcoming entrepreneurs and provide support for vulnerable households to access the products and services.
Let’s get WASHed up! FINISH Society featured in ‘Soch for Swachh’ publication The Good Sight is a monthly e-publication on the development sector. Every month, it brings stories of change from across the length and breadth of India. Its latest issue ‘Soch for Swachh’ draws upon water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH) leaders from across the globe.