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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Nigeria Programme Overview

The rural Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion in Nigeria (RUSHPIN) Programme aims to improve sanitation practice and access to 2 million people, contributing towards the first open-defecation free (ODF) states in Africa’s largest nation. Three local government areas in two states, Cross river and Benue, are targeted by the programme.

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GSF Information

Executing Agency: Concern Universal
Grant Agreement signed: October 2012
Country Programme Monitor: PricewaterhouseCoopers

Key Results

Key Results

30 June 2015

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People with improved toilets
42,940
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People living in open-defecation free environments
156,190
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People with handwashing facilities
150,700

Key Results

Key Results

30 June 2015

toilet
People with improved toilets
42,940
door
People living in open-defecation free environments
156,190
hand
People with handwashing facilities
150,700

Intermediate Indicators

30 June 2015
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Communities declared ODF
340
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Communities triggered
740

Financial Pipeline

30 June 2015
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GSF commitments
$6.79 million
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In-country awards to Sub-grantees
$1.24 million
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GSF disbursements
$3.12 million
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In-country grant disbursements
$452,100

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