Supporting entrepreneurs to start up viable sanitation businesses can be relatively straightforward. However, challenges typically arise in the transition from donor-supported start-up to true independence. This note looks at the obstacles that need to be overcome in growing start-up businesses to become fully self-sustaining, and discusses how progress can be made.
Cowling, R. Achieving sustainability: guiding entrepreneurs to independence. WSUP Practice Note. WSUP, (2013) 2 pp.