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


Learning, progress and innovation: Sanitation and hygiene promotion in Mada...

Learn how the GSF-funded programme in Madagascar is promoting sustainability and achieving strong sanitation...


10 reasons to partner with the Global Sanitation Fund

The Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) invests in behaviour change activities that enable large numbers...

Championing CLTS in conflict-affected communities in Nigeria: Benedict Emor...

By Jonathan Ekhator and Patrick England Benedict Emori is a community-led total sanitation (CLTS)...


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...