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 people achieve improved sanitation and adopt good hygiene practices.

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Key Results

Key Results

31 December 2016
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People with improved toilets
12.8 Million
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People living in open defecation free environments
15.2 Million
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People with handwashing facilities
20 Million

Latest News

Meet Freddy the Fly, a video illustrating a community’s journey to open defecation free status – from the fly’s perspective!

Find out how Josephat Geteya Onchari was triggered to become a key WASH champion for Kenya.

Meet some local government champions in Uganda who are critical to the GSF-supported programme’s success.

Alétan is the first Open Defecation Free village supported by the Global Sanitation Fund in Benin

The GSF works with schools and the broader education sector to achieve sustainable sanitation and hygiene for all

The GSF supports partners to address the global sanitation and hygiene crisis, so that everyone can enjoy healthy and productive lives.

Obanliku Local Government Area (LGA) in Cross River State, Nigeria is the first of the 774 LGAs in the country to achieve open defecation free (ODF) status

Once we understand the complexities of slippage and the strategies to address it, how do we – as WASH practitioners – move forward?

Resources

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Freddy the Grumpy Fly, a poem to Promote Open Defecation Free Living

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A poem, illustrating the behaviour change journey of reaching open defecation free(ODF) status, but from the perspective of a grumpy, shit-eating flyUn poème illustrant le changement de comportement et le passage à un statut de fin de défécation à l’air libre (FDAL), mais du point de vue d'une mouche grincheuse qui adore manger le caca.
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Cambodia Rural Sanitation & Hygiene Improvement Programme (CRSHIP): Re...

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Summary version: After reviewing over 35 CRSHIP1-related documents and conducting 11 key informant interviews, the following report summarizes the critical challenges, lessons learned, and output/implications for CRSHIP2.Full version: After reviewing over 35 CRSHIP1-related documents and conducting 11 key informant interviews, the following report summarizes the critical challenges, lessons learned, and output/implications for CRSHIP2.
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5 things you should learn from implementing a rural sanitation project...

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The Cambodia Rural Sanitation and Hygiene Improvement Programme (CRSHIP), supported by the Global Sanitation Fund (GSF), works to increase sustained access to improved sanitation and promote good hygiene practices in rural communities. Plan International USA reviewed the programming experience within the Cambodia Rural Sanitation and Hygiene Improvement Program and developed this synthesis of insights, based on an array of programme and performance-related reports released during the first three years of the programme. This review is designed to assist local advocacy efforts to bring Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) to scale and share emerging themes and lessons learned to date from programming experience of relevance to other implementing actors in the WASH sector.
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Global Sanitation Fund Factsheet

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In this two-page factsheet, learn more about the Global Sanitation Fund's (GSF) focus areas, themes, key results, supported countries and contributions to the Sustainable Development Goals.Tout sur le Fonds Mondial pour l'Assainissement (GSF) du WSSCC.