This PDA covers two distinct activities. First is to test and validate the eSOS emergency sanitation business model as an innovative decision-making support tool responding to emergency situations, as well as a cost-effective provision of sanitation to informal settlements and temporary situations like large religious and public events. The second is to manufacture, test and validate this innovative toilet and come closer to the final level of market readiness.
In the Philippine island of Bohol, cash grants from an ADB-supported project are helping the Ewican family support their children through school, and learn how to be more responsible citizens who are aware of their rights and those of others.
Asia Environmental Partners II is a $300 million regional fund focused on growth opportunities in renewable energy, waste management and recycling services, water management, energy efficiency, pollution control, and low-carbon consumer products in the People’s Republic of China, India, and Southeast Asia.
Cebu is among the fastest growing provinces in the Philippines and a major contributor to the country’s economy. It is the gateway to the Visayas islands, but the existing airport at Mactan can no longer cope with the surge in passenger numbers. The ADB-supported project will expand the passenger terminals and improve airport terminal operations.
One year after Typhoon Yolanda hit the area, new classrooms built in Bislig Elementary School, on the island of Leyte, are providing children with the opportunity to learn in a clean, safe environment and look forward to a better future.
This project aims to carry out a pilot development of a sanitation safety plan (SSP) in the Philippines using a water district with a septage treatment facility. The lessons learned will be translated into a template that can be used for future development of sanitation safety plans in other water districts and utilities in the Philippines and other countries.