Where to invest to be the best?
There is no updated information about sanitation in remote areas of the country, what makes impossible any kind of investment in sanitation
In Peru there are little towns so remote and forgotten that seem to not exist. There are 8.9 million people in rural areas of which almost 70% (6.2 million) lack adequate sewage disposal and waste water, exposed to disease, which are even worsened by the weather conditions.. Technology can become a great ally to solve this problem according to adaptability the needs of the population and its low cost. To enable governments to make investments is necessary to know certain information (population, needs, location, technical facilities, etc.). Often the absence of this information makes impossible investment.
Databases to reflect the reality in terms of the needs that require to be resolved (population, per capita income, geographic location, service coverage, etc.). These data often are isolated and what is needed is to link the variables to valuable information that will allow prioritize public spending and improve the living conditions of the population.
Accurate information is expected to show the areas that need investment in sanitation issues across the country. It requires the commitment of the authorities to allocate funds and efforts to address these challenges.