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.

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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Nepal Programme Overview

The Nepal programme supports the national goal to achieve 100 percent sanitation coverage by 2017, with a focus on eliminating open defecation and promoting good hygiene practices. The programme works in 17 out of 75 districts with a range of national, regional, district, municipal and village-level coordinating bodies. Sub-grantees are local NGOs.

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GSF Information

Executing Agency: UN-HABITAT
Programme duration: 2010-2017
Country Programme Monitor: CSC & Co

Key Results

Key Results

31 December 2015

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People with improved toilets
1.43 million
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People living in open defecation free environments
1.55 million
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People with handwashing facilities
1.62 million

Key Results

Key Results

31 December 2015

toilet
People with improved toilets
1.43 million
door
People living in open defecation free environments
1.55 million
hand
People with handwashing facilities
1.62 million

Intermediate Indicators

31 December 2015
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Communities declared ODF
10,693
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Communities triggered
21,873

Financial Pipeline

31 December 2015
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GSF commitments
$13.82 million
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In-country awards to Sub-grantees & for direct procurement
$7.30 million
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GSF disbursements
$8.91 million
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In-country grant disbursements to Sub-grantees & for direct procurement
$5.49 million

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Reviving sanitation in Nepal

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People and partners: Engaging volunteers and communities in post-disaster r...

The role of champions and partners is central to the success of GSF-supported programmes.

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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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United Nations in Action: The Global Sanitation Fund in Nepal

For 77 year old Suk Kumari, going to the toilet has never been easy....

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Nepal earthquake: Reviving sanitation – Global Sanitation Fund Lessons

After the 2015 earthquake in Nepal, the GSF-supported programme and partners underwent a learning journey, which is illustrated in a new report.