South Africans, one toilet at a time
Making a significant change to the well-being of
The SASTEP platform organizes various components, systems, role players and resources required to foster a new and emerging sanitation industry in South Africa. Through strategic partnerships with relevant stakeholders and policy makers SASTEP seeks to enhance existing policy and regulatory frameworks that will promote, support, and attempt to remove impediments to a new sanitation paradigm. Through providing guidance and support, the programme will champion the harmonization of product and performance standardization to enable the development of suitable sanitation technologies, provide end-users with confidence and assurance, reduce cost, minimize waste, and increase productivity at different levels of the sanitation value chain.
We work with various with technology and commercial partners to take their sanitation technologies and solutions from the development stages to the market. Technology partners include technology innovators, academics or research institutes who have developed innovative sanitation technologies and solutions. Commercial partners include entrepreneurs, SMMEs, existing sanitation manufacturers and other business entities with interest in commercializing sanitation technologies. Technologies and solutions considered are between technology readiness level 7 to 9.