Government, through Directorate Housing Plan, Ministry of Public Works and People Housing, has released national fund, namely Deconcentralization Budget, for housing plan at sub-national level. The Deconcentralization Budget (DC) is a (re)new fund scheme provide by national government to help the province to strengthen capacity of government officer and other stakeholders for better planning and implementation of housing program in their area. Previously DC scheme for housing (DCfH) has been delivered in 2011, but then stopped after 1 year implemented, due to a changing policy and target from (former) Housing Minister.
Water is the core of sustainable development. Water resources, and the range of services they provide, underpin poverty reduction, economic growth and environmental sustainability. The growth of a city will increase the demand of water and energy. Economic growth and individual wealth are shifting diets from predominantly starch-based to meat and dairy, which require more water.
Rencana Pembangunan Jangka Menengah Nasional (RPJMN) Tahun 2014-2019 telah memuat target Pemerintah tentang permukiman, yaitu: seratus persen penduduk mendapat akses air minum (100%), tidak ada kawasan kumuh (0%) dan seratus persen penduduk mendapat akses sanitasi (100%), yang harus dicapai pada tahun 2019. Tagline yang umum digunakan adalah 100-0-100. Untuk mencapai target tersebut, setidaknya dibutuhkan investasi sebesar 272 Triliun rupiah untuk 100% air minum dan 273 Triliun rupiah untuk 100% sanitasi. Untuk sanitasi, kebutuhan investasi rata-rata mencapai 54,6T rupiah pertahun. Investasi ini diharapkan mempu menutup celah (gap) cakupan layanan sebesar hampir 39%, yaitu dari 61% (data per-2013) menjadi 100% (2019). Pada sisi lain akan terdapat potensi kerugian (potential loss) sebesar 56Triliun pertahun bila tidak dilakukan perbaikan sanitasi (studi WSP, 2008).
Today, until one week ahead, thousands people who have concern and business in water and sanitation meet in the biggest water event, called as World Water Forum (WWF). 2015 is the year of 7th event held, take place in Daegu and Gyeongbuk cities, Republic of Korea, on date 12-17 April 2015. Conference is opened by President of Korea, Park Geun-hye on at 12th April 2015.
Presence and existence of key actor, particularly from public figure or key person of Jakarta government has to be engaged by STBM program to increase media coverage and public attention on STBM in urban slum area issues in Jakarta. Furthermore, consistence and sustainable for feeding media with urban STBM urban issue is very important to advocacy STBM to policy maker. Role of media as advocator, control policy and institutional effectiveness in accelerate STBM-urban implementation has to be strengthened. These issues are revealed at focus group discussion (FGD) with media for STBM urban held by Win Development in Jakarta (1/09/14). In Indonesia, Sanitasi Total Berbasis Masyarakat (STBM) or Community-Based Total Sanitation has achieved progressively in rural area but not happen massively in urban area.
Globally it has agreed children participation in the process of behavior changing for better health and sanitation, is very important. Beside of as agent of change, children also should be placed as target beneficiary of sanitation development. Allowing the children live in an area with bad sanitation will influence the child's body growth. A research in Lima (Peru) showed that children who live with bad sanitation condition have 1cm shorter in statue and more 54% have diarrheal episodes (Checklye W, et al, Lancet 363,2004). In Indonesia, the health survey mentioned that diarrheal is main cause to children death. Diarrhea caused 21,6% children age of 6-11 months died; 14,43% to the children age of 12-17 months and 12,37% to the age of 24-29 months.
Yayasan Wahana Indonesia Membangun with acronym WIN is a leading to develop people self-reliance in multi-sector community developments such as water and environmental health, community health, education, micro finance, and any other related sectors through improving people potentials and local managerial capacity. This is in order to get sustainable development.
WIN, though immature established, has a lot of experienced founders who have commonly more than 15 years working in the field of community development and study of that development. Most of their experience is in the sector of water supply and environmental health through an approach on empowering local community management and capacity. This similar approach is also used when they manage other community development sector projects..