Module 1 videos
Updated - Tuesday 20 November 2012
Here you can find the links to the videos shown in Module 1 of the Costing Sustainable Services online course.
Session: Why life-cycle costing?
Tessa Livingstone's video on the key issues in the water sector. Why, after US $360 million of investments, do nearly a billion people still lack access to healthy water? Why do the wells, pumps and pipes, installed by donors across the world, fail time and time again?
Identifying the problem to rural water supply: Catarina Fonseca, WASHCost Project Director
Session: Life-cycle costing
Life-cycle costing in Ghana: Charlotte Engmann
Session: Life-cycle cost components
Identifying life-cycle costs of rural water supply: Catarina Fonseca, WASHCost Project Director
Session: Hygiene service levels
Assessing the cost-effectiveness of hygiene promotion: Alana Potter, IRC
Session: Service Delivery Approach
What if...?: What if resources from all projects in a district were brought together? What if in addition to constructing water systems we also planned and financed for its operation and maintenance?