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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Nigeria Programme Overview

The GSF-supported Rural Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion in Nigeria (RUSHPIN) programme covers six Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Cross River and Benue states. An additional six LGAs in these states are targeted through counterpart funding from the Government of Nigeria. Through joint implementation by state and LGA WASH bodies, as well as civil society organizations, RUSHPIN is intended to be a catalyst for achieving sustainable sanitation for all in targeted states.

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GSF Information

Executing Agency: United Purpose
Grant Agreement signed: 2012-2017
Programme Coordinating Mechanism: Chaired by the Federal Ministry of Water Resources, Department of Water Quality Control and Sanitation

Key Results

Key Results

31 December 2016

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People with improved toilets
138,656
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People living in open defecation free environments
424,285
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People with handwashing facilities
434,168

Key Results

Key Results

31 December 2016

toilet
People with improved toilets
138,656
door
People living in open defecation free environments
424,285
hand
People with handwashing facilities
434,168

Intermediate Indicators

31 December 2016
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Communities declared ODF
1,279
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Communities triggered
1,859

Financial Pipeline

31 December 2016
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GSF commitments
$6.84 million
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GSF disbursements
$6.14 million
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In-country awards to Implementing Partners & for direct procurement
$1.77 million
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In-country grant disbursements to Sub-grantees & for direct procurement
$1.54 million

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