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

GSF workshops support programmes to monitor progress towards and beyond Open Defecation Free status.

10 principles for ensuring that disadvantaged people benefit effectively from sanitation programmes and processes

Study confirms that disadvantaged groups have benefited from Global Sanitation Fund (GSF)-supported programmes, but more proactive attention is needed

WSSCC will be presenting papers on equality, real-time learning and best practice

The GSF-supported UMATA programme is championing behaviour change at national level to drive Tanzania’s sanitation campaign

The simple message is … Stop Feeding Freddy! Freddy explains the oral-faecal link, encouraging people to live open defecation free

The GSF-supported Senegal programme uses its sanitation and hygiene focus to improve the living conditions and health of disadvantaged communities

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Resources

Scoping and Diagnosis of the Global Sanitation Fund’s Approach to EQND

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In 2016, WSSCC’s Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) recruited an independent team of experts to undertake an in-depth two-part diagnosis of GSF’s approach to equality and non-discrimination (EQND). The first part of the diagnosis – an assessment comprising of visits to six countries (Ethiopia, Malawi, Nepal, Nigeria, Senegal and Togo) and a review of documentation across all GSF-supported programmes – was completed in 2017, resulting in this study. While confirming that many people who may be considered disadvantaged have benefitted positively from GSF-supported programmes, the study emphasizes that more proactive attention is needed to ensure no one is left behind. Several recommendations are offered to better integrate EQND throughout the components and stages of all GSF-supported programmes.Summarized version of the study, including the Executive Summary, selected case studies and GSF reflections.Cadrage et diagnostic de l’approche du Fonds mondial pour l’assainissement sur l’égalité et la non-discrimination: Résumé analytique, études de cas et réflexions.Annexes related to the study.

Global Sanitation Fund Progress Report 2016

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The 2016 GSF Progress Report provides a comprehensive overview and analysis of GSF’s activities and performance in 2016, as well as over the period of WSSCC’s 2012-2016 Medium-Term Strategic Plan. The latest information on GSF’s structure and concepts at the date of publication is also provided. Since GSF was established, over $117 million has been committed for 13 country programmes. These commitments, and the work of thousands of partners and champions, have enabled 15.2 million people to live in open defecation free environments; 12.8 million to gain access to improved toilets; and 20 million to gain access to handwashing facilities. In 2016, the Sustainable Development Goals came into force, and the GSF network of over 120,000 stakeholders actively worked to ensure it was well-equipped for the new era.Le Rapport d’avancement du GSF donne une vue d’ensemble globale des activités menées par le GSF en 2016 et pendant la période couverte par le Plan stratégique à moyen terme 2012-2016 du WSSCC, et analyse ses performances sur ces années. Elle comprend également les informations les plus récentes quant à la structure du GSF et aux concepts utiles à la date de la publication du présent rapport, puisque celles-ci se rapportent aux travaux du GSF en 2016. Depuis la création du GSF, plus de 117 millions de dollars ont été affectés à 13 programmes de pays. Ces engagements financiers et le travail de nos milliers de partenaires et de champions ont permis au GSF d’engranger des résultats probants. 15,2 millions de personnes peuvent vivre dans un environnement exempt de défécation à l’air libre. De plus, 12,8 millions de personnes ont accès à des toilettes améliorées et 20 millions de personnes ont accès à des installations pour se laver les mains. 2016 a été marqué par l’adoption des objectifs de développement durable, et le réseau du GSF s’est employé à faire en sorte de disposer des capacités requises dans ce nouveau contexte.

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.

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.