Maputo - Mozambique

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A large proportion of Maputo’s Population (1.9 million people) lives in low-income settlements, often in Areas with high water table. Greater Maputo comprises Maputo City and Matola. There is no sewerage network in Matola; in Maputo City, about 10% of households have sewer connections, while the remainder depend on septic tanks and latrines of different types and qualities.


This SFD Thinking presents the SFDs developed in Maputo, Lusaka, Kampala and Accra. Introduced by interested and concerned sector professionals, SFDs gained traction in these cities for their powerful and easily understandable message, allowing responsible authorities to identify sanitation issues, and move towards the development and implementation of solutions.

  • Prepared by: WSP
  • Last update: 21/06/2018