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.
Two staff members from the GSF-supported programme in Nigeria describe how learning from colleagues in Uganda has boosted their work.Read more
With the support of the GSF, the Government of Togo has officially launched the national movement to boost sanitation & end open defecation.Read more
Assana Bapelim, who lives in the village of Kadjalla in the Kara region of Togo, is proud of the latrine she built with help from her neighbours.Read Assana’s story
The GSF-supported programme in Togo is using ‘institutional triggering’ to mobilize local government commitment and action for improved sanitation & hygiene.Find out how it works
This week, GSF and FAA launched a new handbook on accelerating and sustaining the end of open defecation.
Staff members from the GSF Nigeria programme describe how learning from colleagues in Uganda has boosted their work.
The Government of Togo has officially launched the national movement to boost sanitation and end open defecation, together with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and WSSCC’s Global Sanitation Fund (GSF). Officially called ‘Togo Sans la Défécation à l’Air Libre (‘Open Defecation Free Togo’) or ‘Togo SANDAL’, the movement was launched at an event on […]
Assana Bapelim, who lives in the village of Kadjalla in the Kara region of Togo, is proud of the latrine she built with help from her neighbours. Assana built her toilet after being ‘triggered’ by community workers working in the Global Sanitation Fund (GSF)-supported programme in Togo. She has expressed her gratitude towards the advantages […]
WSSCC’s Global Sanitation Fund (GSF)-supported programme in Togo is using ‘institutional triggering’ to mobilize local government commitment and action for improved sanitation and hygiene. The GSF supports the country’s national campaign for an open defecation free (ODF) Togo by 2018, known as ‘Togo SANDAL’. The aim of the programme is to increase the use of […]
“Today is a glorious day. I’m so happy! From nowhere ODF has come to stay in Obanliku.” These are the words of Robert Kanung, a sanitation champion in the Obanliku Local Government Area (LGA) in Nigeria’s Cross River State, which recently celebrated 128 of its communities becoming open defecation free (ODF). This equates to at […]
Concern Universal, WSSCC’s implementing partner in Nigeria, and Carex, successfully concluded a massive Global Handwashing Day campaign on 15 October with music, dancing and important message: handwashing saves lives. The celebrations were the culmination of a month-long campaign that reached 45,000 children across Nigeria and the United Kingdom, approximately 500,000 people worldwide via social media, […]
New Delhi, India – 30 October 2015 – Today, the Water Supply & Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) announced that it will amplify its support to the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM), the Government of India’s (GOI) programme to achieve a Clean India by 2019, by establishing an in country India Support Unit and bolstering its work […]