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A sustainable supply chain of rehabilitation


Initiative timeframe: 2013/2017

Total initiative costs

€ 1,607,936.8
Reparted as
  • Loans -
  • Grants € 1,607,936.8

Dati finanziari aggiornati al 12.11.2015


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Kamubukwana urban district - Maputo

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The country's economic growth, around 10% per year, so far has not yet secured a corresponding increase of access to basic services for the poorest segments of the population. In rural areas, over 60% of the population resorts to open defecation, while the rest of the population uses not improved traditional latrines. In small centers (in 2010, 3 million people approx.), less than 10% of the population has access to improved latrines. In urban areas, 50% of the inhabitants approx. does not have basic sanitation. The national strategic plan on water and sanitation has, among its goals, to halve by 2015 the proportion of people without adequate sanitation. Long-term objective is to help achieve universal access to health services (improved latrines or connection to municipal sewer systems) by 2025. Coherently to the current international debate on the best development approaches, the intervention aims at overcoming the usual recourse to grants by choosing a market-based approach to activate sustainable quality services in hygiene-sanitation sector. A social enterprise will therefore be created, which will incubate market-based sustainable and replicable solutions for the sanitation supply chain. ACRA-CCS will coordinate a team of excellent actors with multisectorial technical expertise and different roles in terms of sector and responsibility of intervention. Technical supervision will be ensured by regular meetings between team project and the partners of the action. ACRA-CCS will periodically update the data on project execution by proposing practical solutions where necessary. International partners and consultants: • World Toilet Organization/BOP HUB International NGO founded in 2001 as a global platform for exchange of knowledge and services for organizations dealing with Sustainable Sanitation. It Promotes among governments quality hygiene-sanitation services, public health policies and breaking the taboo on sanitation. At the forefront in sanitation sector, its strategy based on the market face the problems of hygiene-sanitation service for poor through efficient infrastructures and realization of sustainable solutions. WTO is a founding member of the Alliance for Sustainable sanitation (Susana), a coalition of 151 organizations from 53 countries. WTO and its founder Jack Sim, member of the Board of Director of Opes Impact Fund, co-founded by ACRA-CCS, has led the UN to include sanitation among the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). In the project, WTO will be responsible of definition and implementation of Community and Spa SaniShop models for the creation and distribution of individual and public latrines. • Cetamb:Documentation and Research Centre on Appropriate Technologies for Environmental Management in Developing Countries (DCs), University of Brescia, Faculty of Engineering, with autonomous status, it promotes, in close collaboration with NGOs and voluntary associations, the search for the management of environmental issues in developing countries. Cetamb coordinate and follow all activities directly related to the research and implementation of innovative solutions for the reuse of faecal sludge for the production of fertilizers and biogas. Several international thematic experts will be involved in the project including the engineer Mr Pignatelli, who has worked the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is one of the greatest Italian expert on the topic of biogas. Members and local consultants • Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Facultade de Engenharia. The most important public university of Mozambique, it will contribute to the syste approactizationh of the market apprach in the production of fertilizers and biogas given its experience in rural areas of the province of Maputo. It will develop research, provide technical assistance, monitoring and testing and validating the experience from the scientific point of view possible for the releases of the model on a national scale. • Departamento Agua e Saneamento, Província de Maputo (Direcção Nacional Agua y Saneamento, Ministério de Obras Publicas) is the natural institutional reference for Project action. Local partner ESTAMOS Organizacao Comunitaria, Av Julius Nyerere, Parcela 429, Bairro Sanjala, Lichinga, Mocambique Tel.:+258 271 20318, fax +258 21010344 Director Geral: Feliciano dos Santos Community non-profit organization, operating since 1996 in the provinces of Maputo and Niassa with extensive experience in the fields of environment, water and sanitation (it has a partnership with the international organization WaterAid). Estamos uses a methodological approach strongly anchored in the community. It is the ideal partner for the activities of attitudinal change and demand creation and to the accompaniment of micro during the course of the project. read more close

Main outcome

The poorest populations of the Bairros Zimpeto and Magoanine A, B and C of urban district no. 5 of Maputo benefit from the increased access to sanitation services, through a productive and sustainable economic chain.

Initiative data

Initiative number 010181
Purpose Water supply & sanit. - large systems
Sector Water Supply & Sanitation


Agency MAE - Direzione Generale per la Cooperazione allo Sviluppo
Counterpart authority Departamento Agua e Saneamento (Direcção Nacional Agua), Ministério de Obras Publicas
Other financiers ACRA-CCS, NGO: 643340.0


200000 people

Beneficiaries of which females 50.0%
Title € Committed € Used
A supply chain for sustainable economic growth 1,499,932 1,039,533

Education strategic plan 2012-2016 (Download)

Education strategic plan 2012-2016

Date March 1, 2015

MOU (Download)

MoU between Health Minister and Education Minister on the implementation of the School Health program.

Date March 1, 2015

Mozambican School Health Strategy 2010-2016 (Download)

Mozambican School Health Strategy 2010-2016

Date March 1, 2015

Health strategic plan 2014-2019 (Download)

Health strategic plan 2014-2019

Date March 1, 2015

Social-Economic Plan 2014 (Download)

Social-Economic Plan 2014

Date March 1, 2015

National Policy on Waters 2007 (Download)

National Policy on Waters 2007

Date March 1, 2015

District Socio-demographic indicators of Maputo City 2007 (Download)

District Socio-demographic indicators of Maputo City 2007

Date March 1, 2015

General population census 2007 (Download)

General population census 2007

Date March 1, 2015

Demographic and health survey 2011 (Download)

Demographic and health survey 2011

Date March 1, 2015


Status -
Type Technical Assistance/Consultancy and related expenses
Procedure Call for Proposal
Procurement notice Tender preparation