Support for community organizations

A key role in water and sanitation sector that is frequently neglected is to support community organizations that provide services, the Management Board of Sanitation Services (JASS) in rural areas. This function can be assigned to municipalities, EPS, ministries or regional governments through its departmental branches. Whereas municipalities, the WHO noted in 2000 that “the participation of municipalities in the care of rural services investments was inadequate, with different levels, from exclusion, to support the preparation of technical files and a complete integration into the processes planning, financing and Asset Management construction supervision. Ernst ” The EPS do not have the financial capacity or incentives to support organizacones community. Considering the regional governments, are among the functions of technical and financial support to local governments in the provision of sanitation services (see regionalization of Peru). The 24 regional directorates of the Ministry of Housing, Construction and Sanitation – an in each department – supporting them in this paper.
In the 90s a lot of investment in rural areas funds is Asset Management unverified hizieron demand of communities and the contribution of ejeuccion works. The result was that communities sobredisenados systems not maintained, then a loss of public funds. Since 2002, the National Project for Rural Sanaemiento (PRONASIDA) supports the JASS directly and through NGOs and municipalities as well as in the funds implementation management models – Specialty Service Operators Water and Sanitation – in small and medium towns in the country.

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