Goal 6 of Sustainable Development Goals seeks to “ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all”. It is a comprehensive goal addresses the entire water cycle, from access to use and efficiency, and look at accessing range of sanitation services. In today’s India these challenges are turned around as opportunities to offer innovative solutions. Identifying business centric solutions to leverage these opportunities have become a new norm.
Ecociate brings unique skill sets to understand, map and analyses the needs of the users to offer enterprising solutions. Our ability to generate insights the dynamics in such low income communities serve as an impetus to design and deliver sustainable business solutions. At the same time adoption of technological breakthroughs in these sectors needs serious capacity to design and develop innovative business applications.
Ecociate works with a range of organisations such as international development agencies, corporate, social enterprises to help them design and deliver strategies in WASH sector.
Our unique expertise in sanitation sector are primarily on developing sustainable business models, conducting supply chain analysis, building consumer insights and offering training on sanitation business skills. Some of our key assignments are
- Designing strategies for sanitation businesses for Water for People
- Developed training modules on business management skills for RSMs promoted by WfP
- Identifying consumer needs and gaps to innovate sanitation design and delivery for a USAID supported project.
- Business plan preparation for delivery of sanitation services through public and community toilets in Vizag city area
Our Co-founder Kirti Prasanna Mishra has worked as a Short Term Consultant in World Bank as the Supply Chain Expert for sanitation sector. He offered technical support to World Bank supported projects in Bihar and AP.
Our team members in past have contributed to major initiatives for Holcim Cement and WSP, World Bank. Both the initiatives were mainly on designing and delivering sanitation business strategies.