Approximately 56 percent of Madagascar’s people lack access to safely managed drinking water and only 11 percent use at least basic sanitation services. USAID’s WASH efforts in Madagascar are incorporated into its health, food security, and environment programs. Activities focus on:
USAID also improves access to credit for consumers and suppliers of water and sanitation services using microfinance and credit products linked to water and sanitation. Other projects are rehabilitating existing or installing new, protected water points and promoting the construction and use of family latrines.