The Purpose of the project is to increase access to safely managed on-site sanitation services in selected urban and peri urban areas in Zambia. The project will support stakeholder consultations and feasibility studies, including baseline, stakeholder and institutional assessments, preparation of engineering designs and investment plans for faecal sludge management along the value chain (storage, transportation, treatment, disposal or reuse). The results of the studies and designs will support effort to mobilize resources downstream investments.

The project will be implemented in Lusaka, Livingstone, Choma, Ndola, Petauke, Chavuma, Mansa, Kapiri-Mposhi, Kabwe, Solwezi, Kasama and Chipata. The project will also seek to improve the capacity of the beneficiary utility companies through stakeholder and needs assessments.  The project will benefit about 2,400,000 people out of which more than 50 percent will be women and 30 % are the urban poor.