Socio-economic analysis of the interventions aimed at improving water and sanitation condition of rural community

Muhammad Ahmed Ali Sher, Syed Ali Hasnain, Syed Rashad Iqbal


Present research has been aimed to assess the socio-economic analysis of the water and sanitation interventions made by the government in rural areas of District Abbottabad, KPK, Pakistan. A cross-sectional study design was employed to collect data from the relevant actors with the help of interviews, questionnaires and focus group discussions. Respondents were satisfied with the cost of the water delivery at home and the quality of water was also appreciable. Majority of the people described the strengthened pardha system (Privacy), as major advantage of the interventions. In terms of economic benefits by the interventions it was quiet good. But still top down approach is used for implementation of water supplies schemes and sanitation interventions by the government which is not satisfactory indicator for maximizing the benefits.

Keywords: Water and sanitation, Rural, Interventions, , socio-economic

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