Global Sanitation Fund

The Global Sanitation Fund is a pooled global fund established by the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) and funded by its donors to gather and direct finance to help large numbers of poor people to attain safe sanitation services and adopt good hygiene practices.

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Key Results

Key Results

30 June 2015
People with improved toilets
8.2 Million
People living in open-defecation free environments
9.9 Million
People with handwashing facilities
13 Million

Latest News


GSF programmes empower close to 10 million to end open defecation

The latest results from the Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) show that national programmes stretching...

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How a clean toilet helps Madame Metty run a successful business

Madame Metty runs a food stall in Ampasimbe Manantsatrana in the east of Madagascar....

Malawi’s Nkhotakota District to become ODF by 2017

Malawi’s Nkhotakota District Council has made a declaration to work towards declaring the district...

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WSSCC supports restoration efforts in Nepal

The Global Sanitation Fund programme in Nepal is reprogramming funds to contribute to restoration...

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GSF reports large-scale advances

A new report shows that the Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) has supported governments and...

GSF reports large-scale advances in sanitation & hygiene for communities in...

A new report shows that the Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) has supported governments and...


Malagasy President becomes first chief of state in the world to sign a pled...

Madagascar was very much centre-stage in sanitation and hygiene circles between 24 and 28...

GSF Kenya Launch

Global Sanitation Fund support launches in Kenya

A new Global Sanitation Fund-supported programme was launched in Kenya on 9 February 2015. AMREF Kenya, the...



Global Sanitation Fund Progress Report 2014

Summary This report provides the latest information on the Global Sanitation Fund (GSF), established by the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) in 2008 to boost finances into countries with high needs for sanitation. Currently operational in 13 countries...