Aquaya’s consulting services are informed by our research and development programs.

Sanitation products: measuring supply and demand

Aquaya designs and administers field studies to evaluate supply chains for sanitation products and to measure consumer demand. Many efforts to improve sanitation services propose market forces for achieving distribution of emerging sanitation products, but demonstrations of commercially viable business models that reach poor consumers are limited. Aquaya is conducting research on and providing valuable data to inform decision-making on sanitation policies.

Evaluating Marketing Strategies for Rural Sanitation Products

In collaboration with the Water and Sanitation Program of the World Bank, Aquaya is developing a randomized controlled trial in rural Kenya that will compare different marketing strategies for plastic latrine slabs and assess their health benefits.

The Market for Rural Sanitation

With support from the Water and Sanitation Program of the World Bank, Aquaya is investigating supply chains for improved latrine slabs in rural Tanzania and measuring consumer willingness-to-pay for different latrine slab products among 1, 500 randomly selected households in two districts.

Software Solutions for Data Management

Will ICT innovations increase the efficiency of large technology deployment programs?

ICT for Data Management

Aquaya advises on data management tools that support performance monitoring, survey efforts, and evaluations. Where existing open source software tools are appropriate, we optimize and configure these tools to address our clients’ needs. In addition, Aquaya builds tools in-house when we identify software gaps.

Mobile Water
Data Solutions for WASH

Mobile Phones for Measuring Sustainability

How can mobile phones improve data collection and analysis in remote settings?

Business Development and Financing

Unleashing the full potential of local, independent entrepreneurship in the WASH sector often requires business management support and access to business financing. Aquaya collaborates with development partners to ensure that these services reach promising entrepreneurs.

Water Business Kit: Kenya

Water Business Kits

How can we support local business development in the water sector?
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