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.

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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Ethiopia Programme Overview

The Ethiopia Sanitation and Hygiene Improvement Programme (ESHIP) is integrated into the Government of Ethiopia’s Health Extension Programme, aimed at providing universal access to essential health care services for the country’s rural population. ESHIP aims to scale up sanitation and hygiene improvement across rural communities, health facilities, public spaces and schools. In line with the Government’s decentralized health service delivery system, the programme works in 40 woredas (districts) across four regions. Implementing Partners are comprised of 44 government health offices at the regional and woreda level.

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GSF Information

Executing Agency: Ministry of Health
Programme Duration: 2012-2017
Programme Coordinating Mechanism: Co-chaired by the World Bank Water and Sanitation Programme and UNICEF

Key Results

Key Results

31 December 2016

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People with improved toilets
1.30 million
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People living in open defecation free environments
3.31 million
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People with handwashing facilities
3.75 million

Key Results

Key Results

31 December 2016

toilet
People with improved toilets
1.30 million
door
People living in open defecation free environments
3.31 million
hand
People with handwashing facilities
3.75 million

Intermediate Indicators

31 December 2016
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Communities declared ODF
15,450
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Communities triggered
18,154

Financial Pipeline

31 December 2016
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GSF commitments to country programmes
$5.53 million
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GSF disbursements to country programmes
$5.43 million
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In-country awards to Implementing Partners & for direct procurement
$4.04 million
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In-country grant disbursements to Implementing Partners & for direct procurement
$3.65 million

ESHIP aims to scale up WASH improvement across rural communities to help achieve national...

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The Global Sanitation Fund in Ethiopia

The GSF-supported programme is known as the Ethiopia Sanitation and Hygiene Improvement Programme (E-SHIP). The programme is managed by Ethiopia’s Federal Ministry of Health, as the Executing Agency, and has recorded strong results since the start of the programme....