Video: Output-based Aid Subsidies Provide Sustainable Sanitation and Water Services in Nairobi

In Kenya, rapid urbanization has huge implications for water use and wastewater management in the country’s cities, which are already facing increasing water and sanitation demands, such as pollution and overexploitation. GPRBA's water and sanitation project in Nairobi provided about 85,000 people in the city's informal settlements with access to water service and connections to the sewerage network.

Local solutions for clean water access in rural Uganda

The Government of Uganda recently decentralized rural water supplies, awarding contracts to private operators. But a critical lack of local finance existed, and local operators needed capacity-building. The Global Partnership for Results-Based Approaches (GPRBA), IFC, PPIAF and DevCo partnered with the private sector to help find local solutions to water problems in rural Uganda, bringing together local financial institutions and small-scale water providers.