mWater™ Services to Improve Rural Water Service Perfomance in Benin
mWater™ aims to improve rural and small town water pipe system (WPS) performance in Benin, and ultimately across Africa through the provision of (i) financial, (ii) business, and (iii) assistance mobile 2 web added value services to WPS operators. The project plans to introduce these new services to the present 150 mWater™ WPSs within 15 months, reaching 3.6 million people in 46 municipalities in 10 regions across the country.
“The mWater(TM) platform enables better asset management and service analysis. Impressive scaling has been achieved through balancing a focus on water service providers’ needs, with standardising reporting, implementing each component of the platform in a modular manner, and a public/private cost sharing business model for a financially sustainable service.” – World Bank Benin