Why (Treated) Tap Water is the 

Solution ?

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Tap water is the highest rung on the access to water ladder, because it is...

...safe

...cheap

...convenient and

...a proven solution

with 3.5+ billion people

using tap water globally

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Talking in SDGs

                    (Sustainable Development Goals)

much more than

Tap water is

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Goal 6: Ensure access to water and sanitation for all

Target 6.1 By 2030, achieve universal and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water for all.

Indicator 6.1.1 Proportion of population using safely managed drinking water services.

It's also...

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Targets 3.2. & 3.3

Clean tap water strongly supports ending  water borne diseases. Diarrhea is still the second largest killer of children under 5 in Cambodia

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Target 1.2.

Clean water
means
better abilities
to learn and work.

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Targets 2.2

Good absorption of nutrients from food requires that people do not have diarrhea – strongly supported from access to clean water.

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Target 5.4.

Infrastructure to reduce time spent on domestic and unpaid work:  tap water will greatly improve their lifestyle as a result of removing the burden of water collection off their shoulders

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Targets 4.1, 4.2 & 4.5.

Being healthy means more time for education and better retention of knowledge. Tap water at schools makes a more comfortable environment for girls during menstruation periods, helping girls to not miss school.

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Target 13.1.

Piped water systems can respond quickly after a climate change related disaster (floods/draughts), to ensure safe water supply.

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Target 9.1.

Reliable and resilient infrastructure with a focus on affordable and equitable access for all

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Target 10.1

Income growth of the bottom 40%: TapEffect builds infrastructure in rural/semi-rural locations increasing affordable access to water for those generally towards the bottom of the pyramid.

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Target 17.16.

Our blended finance approach will involve multi-stakeholder partnerships that mobilise and share knowledge, expertise, technology and financial resources

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Outputs

Technical support that keeps rural systems operating
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Increased revenue to support operations and maintenance
Real-time control of water quality/safety & remote technical support
Innovation stream to bring in new solutions
Blended finance approach

Activities

Sales process to increase connection rate
Remote monitoring system and technical support teams
Electronic billing and payment system of monthly water bills
Financial and impact innovation to leverage different funding stakeholders

Our Theory of Change                

Impact Outputs

Impact
Outcomes

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Increased community resilience to climate change impacts
WASH in healthcare facilities
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Less deaths
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WASH in schools
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Better education, less sick days
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Household clean drinking water
Household improved hygiene practices
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Sanitation with convenient access to water from home
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Better access for people with disabilities
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Less time spent on water collection
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Better health
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Better nutrition retention

Outcome
(Our Mission)

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Sustainable Piped Water
Improved operations and sustainability of rural piped water systems

Vision

Prosperous Rural Communities
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Reflecting on our Impacts

As a social enterprise, we are committed to carefully measure, from 2020, the impacts of our solution on the communities that we serve. This phase of assessment is pivotal  to optimise the benefits and allow for incremental improvements.

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2020 Target Report
2020 Impact Report (released early 2021)
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Which Indicators for Measuring Efficacy

* Number of connected customers in the coverage area (households, HCFs/birthing centers, schools, total & per project, IRIS Standards)

* Number of connected “IDPoor” households in the coverage area (total, per Cambodia project)

* Connection rate in the coverage area (%, out of the target number of customers, total & per project)

* Number of new connections in the coverage area (among the total beneficiaries, total & per project, during the reporting period)

* Type of new products or service warranty (e.g. hotline, trainings, total & per project, during the reporting period)

* Number of service suspension processes (among the total beneficiaries, total & per project)

* Number of outreached students through schools’ connection

* Average water consumption / payment per households (during the reporting period)

* Number of water quality tests done (per project, during the reporting period)

* Proportion of satisfied customers, assessed through household surveys (%, total & per project, periodically)

* Number of customer complaints (among the total beneficiaries, total & per project)

* Percent of female full-time employee

* Percent of youth full-time employee

* Number of water-born illnesses reported at the HCF (total & per project)

* Number of children stunting cases report at the HCF (IRIS Standards)

* Percent savings on water-related expenditures, per client household (%, per project, during the reporting period)

* Client spending in health (USD, per project, IRIS Standards)

* Days of school missed per month (during the reporting period)

* Time allocated to homework (during the reporting period)

* Number of households, schools and HCFs with a pond that ever dried up (during the reporting period)

* Time saved due to the new solution (hours per week, per project, during the reporting period)

* Student to Toilet Ratio (per project, during the reporting period, IRIS Standards)

Harder to monitor:
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Harder to monitor:

and Efficiency

* Organization expenses (total & per project)

* Percent of investment by type (total & per project)

* Organisation revenue growth (%) (Percentage of additional revenue generated during the reporting period)

* Percentage of additional revenue generated during the reporting period

* O&M costs (USD, monthly or periodically)

* System costs (USD)

* Non-revenue water (%)

* For impact loans: ability to raise follow-on capital

* For impact loans: amount of $ unlocked

* Total full-time employees  (during the reporting period)