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Performance-based Funding for Reliable Rural Water Services in Africa

UDAMA | Uptime | University of Oxford | FundiFIX
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Technical Guidance

In 2018, five service providers collectively maintained over 2800 rural waterpoints serving an estimated one million people in Burkina Faso, the Central African Republic, Kenya, and Uganda. This report includes findings assessing their performance and discusses implications for funding reliable rural services to achieve SDG 6.1. The report concludes that sustainable financing of reliable rural water services requires three conditions to be satisfied: 1) appropriate institutional arrangements; 2) effective maintenance contracts; and 3) robust operational data. A webinar that accompanies the report is available here: