Updated Aug 07, 2019CLOSED
Offered by European Commission
|Stage||Stage 4: Transition to Scale, Stage 5: Scaling, Stage 6: Sustained Scale and Stage 3: Proof of Concept|
|Region||Low and Middle Income Countries|
|Focus Areas||Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)|
Housing and Infrastructure
The solution shall be developed through a needs-based approach defined in an inclusive manner with local communities, potential beneficiaries and organisations responding to crises, and result as much as possible from a cooperation between the private sector, notably SMEs, the research and scientific community and humanitarian organisations.
The solution shall address a significant humanitarian challenge and respond clearly to an identified need of an affected population. Greater value will be placed on solutions responding to the needs of those in a most vulnerable situation (taking age, gender, disability and minority status into consideration). The solution shall be fully compliant with the humanitarian principles16 (humanity, impartiality, neutrality and independence). In addition, solutions could contribute to more resilience and empowerment.
|Potential for Scale||The new solution must be tested successfully and safely in a real environment, with a demonstrated potential of adaptability and scalability under different humanitarian aid settings||REQUIRED|
The solution shall be affordable and cost-effective (considering notablyt the installation, operational and maintenance costs), have a better value for money than existing practices in humanitarian assistance. The solution shall be easy and cheap to repair where applicable.