Generosity invested in equipment for the production and safety of drinking water: building of the site, buying solar panels, pumps, filters and UV lamps, containers…
Generosity invested in training, assisting and supporting the entrepreneur who will have to operate the community’s production unit: making it work, maintaining it,…
Generosity invested in an organization which, given its proximity to each entrepreneur, can mentor them, ensure maintenance, quality control, improve their work habits, … so that they can keep producing drinking water for their communities, and, progressively, for each country to be fully autonomous.
both beneficiary and contributor to the model, he is first in line when it comes to low prices and the reliability of the drinking water distribution process, a health issue that became essential in his everyday life.
and his employe(es) make their own profits, both for now and in the future, by running the facilities they have been entrusted with in the best conditions of preservation and maintenance.
providing support for entrepreneurs, with training sessions as well as quality ensurance or with maintenance interventions. Depending on local conditions, each platform has to manage 20 to 60 production sites to ensure its financial autonomy
1001fontaines’ model puts responsibility in everyone’s hands:
the communities and beneficiaries
the entrepreneurs and their staff
the platform managers and their staff
the partner NGO in each operating country
1.5 to 2 liters per day and per person to meet drinking needs and ensure good health of the beneficiaries.
1.500 beneficiaries per production unit to allow an entrepreneur and an assistant to live off their profits, and finance production units servicing and maintenance.
20 to 60 production sites breaking-even, depending on the country, allow the platform to provide, fully autonomously, support for the entrepreneurs they assist.