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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Tanzania Programme Overview

The Usafi wa Mazingira Tanzania (UMATA) programme is part of the National Sanitation Campaign designed and implemented by the Government of Tanzania. It seeks to increase access to and use of improved sanitation facilities and with changed sanitation and hygiene behaviours at scale within districts of Bahi, Chamwino and Kongwa in the Dodoma region of Tanzania. The programme is working closely with local governments to improve the national framework for reporting on open defecation free (ODF) achievement. A significant number of villages are reporting ODF status. These results are pending certification.

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GSF Information

Executing Agency: Plan Tanzania
Grant Agreement signed: December 2012
Country Programme Monitor: INNOVEX

Key Results

Key Results

30 June 2015

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People with improved toilets
144,850
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People living in open-defecation free environments
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People with handwashing facilities
2,570

Key Results

Key Results

30 June 2015

toilet
People with improved toilets
144,850
door
People living in open-defecation free environments
hand
People with handwashing facilities
2,570

Intermediate Indicators

30 June 2015
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Communities declared ODF
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Communities triggered
28

Financial Pipeline

30 June 2015
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GSF commitments
$6.14 million
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In-country awards to Sub-grantees
$2.62 million
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GSF disbursements
$4.03 milion
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In-country grant disbursements
$1.49 million

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Momentum picks up in UMATA GSF programme in Tanzania

The August edition of UMATA News, the regular newsletter about the GSF-supported programme in Tanzania, highlights...