‘Enterprise in WASH’ is a research initiative focused on the role of small-scale enterprises, emerging as important players in sustainable water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) service delivery for the poor.

The first phase of research (2013-2016) focused on the role of private and social enterprises in Indonesia, Vietnam and Timor-Leste. It included:

This phase was funded through the Australian Government’s Australian Development Research Awards Scheme (ADRAS) through the Australian Civil Society WASH Fund (2013-2016).

On the basis of this research, learning briefs for Civil Society Organisations were produced as well as other research outputs.

The second phase (2016 – 2018) looks at three further dimensions of enterprise engagement, and involves engagement in Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Vanuatu and Sierra Leone:

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