Empowerment of entrepreneurs and creation of small medium enterprises (SME) in the ecological sanitation sector by expanding three main business concepts: Ecosan Toilets, Toilet+ and Septage Management Services. The projects aims to extend support to the flagship national program Swachh Bharat Mission and the state program Swachh Maharashtra Abhiyan. The SMEs are envisioned to provide services until the last denominator of the society thereby bridging the gap of access to sanitation in a sustainable way. To know more, visit: http://www.cewassouthasia.com
Conduction of trainings, which include: preparation of detailed project reports (DPR) on fecal sludge and septage management (FSSM); preparation of local area policies (LAP) for cities of Rajasthan; trainings on Integrated wastewater management. The trainings include national and international exposure visits. The target group of participants include state, ULB and AMRUT nodal agency officials. To know more, visit: SCBP.
Conduction of rapid assessment and gap analysis to assist in the formation of city sanitation force task in Newasa and Shevgaon. This includes awareness generation and capacity building of the communities and schools on water and sanitation, implementation/construction of toilets blocks. The proposed toilets to be constructed in both the cities are around 4000 in number. The program envisions itself towards being a key contributing factor in completion of Open Defecation Free (ODF) 2018 goals under Swachh Maharashtra Abhiyan (SMA-Urban).
Avasara Academy is a girls’ school providing schooling to the girls from underprivileged families. The school is being designed by a visionary architect Samuel Barclay of Case Design. ESF is involved in providing a decentralised treatment system to the residential school.
Provision of decentralised sewage treatment plant for a lake in Ausa, in the Latur district of Maharashtra. The treatment plant aims to treat the the domestic sewage coming from residential area as well as waste water from cattle & clothes washing and public toilets.
Create & optimize the SFD tool for the towns of Alandi & Pandharpur which lie along the Indrayani river basin. This can prove to be a useful learning board for all relevant stakeholders to understand the fate of human excreta in that region and thereby introduce suitable improvements in infrastructure. This can also be used as a pilot project for implementation of the “Clean Ganga Mission” as envisioned by the Govt. of India.
Provision of WASH trainings in over 200 schools in Mumbai and Pune. The trainings will revolve around: sustainability of WASH infrastructure in schools and tools for student engagement in maintenance of WASH infrastructure.