Ecotact: Affordable sanitation services in pleasant surroundings
Under the Ikotoilet project, Ecotact builds and operates high-quality, public, pay-per-use toilet and shower facilities on public land in urban centers with particular emphasis in the most disadvantaged areas such as urban slums. Ecotact uses a Build-Operate-Transfer model of public-private partnership, entering into long-term contracts with municipalities to secure use of public lands.
Citation: Karugu, Winifred. "Ecotact: Affordable Sanitation Services in Pleasant Surroundings." GIM Case Study No. B060. New York: United Nations Development Programme, 2011