Assessment of water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH) in an urban location in Haryana
About the Client:
A national think-tank
To map existing business (formal/informal) catering to the needs of WASH sector consumer market and the livelihoods associated with it in Faridabad, Haryana.
• pManifold utilized a mix of quantitative and qualitative tools for over 2 months of data collection, sampling, field planning, and quality checks
• Different variant of questionnaires were created for stakeholders (sanitary ware retailers, manufacturers, wholesalers, service providers, households) and data/information was collected from 30 wholesalers, 40+ retailers of sanitary ware products, 20 service providers and 40 users of sanitary hardware products and FMCG (fast moving consumer goods) related to WASH for analyzing the overall WASH economy of Faridabad
• Deployed a team of 2 on-field surveyors and 2 secondary researchers for compilation of data. Insights & findings from this were shared
Result/Benefit to the client:
pManifoldshared a detailed assessment of the overall WASH sector economy of the city and its contributions to the regional economy were highlighted.
Client obtained a quick assessment of the city in 2 months with detailed on ground inputs & was able to proceed with policy recommendations.