Progress-linked finance: a study of the feasibility and practicality of a proposed WASH financing approach

Themes: Finance Planning Utilities WASH

This report assesses the feasibility of a financing model, Progress-Linked Finance (PLF), designed to incentivise and support WASH service providers to meet the needs of poor urban residents in a financially sustainable manner. Under the PLF model, international financing institutions would enter into commitment agreements with urban WASH service providers, notably utilities and municipalities.