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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Nepal Programme Overview

The GSF Programme in Nepal aims to help the government achieve the national goal of universal sanitation coverage by 2017 and the sanitation target of the Millennium Development Goals of 53 percent by 2015, with a focus on achieving open-defecation free (ODF) status and promoting hygiene behaviours.

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GSF Information

Executing Agency: UN-HABITAT
Grant Agreement signed: October 2010
Country Programme Monitor: CSC & Co

Key Results

Key Results

30 June 2015

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People with improved toilets
1.27 million
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People living in open-defecation free environments
1.44 million
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People with handwashing facilities
1.47 million

Key Results

Key Results

30 June 2015

toilet
People with improved toilets
1.27 million
door
People living in open-defecation free environments
1.44 million
hand
People with handwashing facilities
1.47 million

Intermediate Indicators

30 June 2015
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Communities declared ODF
11, 630
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Communities triggered
33,540

Financial Pipeline

30 June 2015
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GSF commitments
$13.83 million
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In-country awards to Sub-grantees
$6.29 million
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GSF disbursements
$8.84 million
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In-country grant disbursements
$5.09 million

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