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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Tanzania Programme Overview

Usafi wa Mazingira Tanzania (Sanitation and Hygiene Programme in Tanzania), or UMATA, supports the country’s National Sanitation Campaign by helping communities improve their sanitation situation and adopt sustainable hygiene practices. The programme works in three districts (Bahi, Chamwino and Kongwa) in Dodoma Region, through local and international NGOs and in partnership with village, ward, district and regional actors.

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GSF Information

Executing Agency: Plan Tanzania
Programme duration: 2012-2018
Programme Coordinating Mechanism: Chaired by the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children

Key Results

Key Results

31 December 2016

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People with improved toilets
52,160
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People living in open defecation free environments
197,250
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People with handwashing facilities
283,010

Key Results

Key Results

31 December 2016

toilet
People with improved toilets
52,160
door
People living in open defecation free environments
197,250
hand
People with handwashing facilities
283,010

Intermediate Indicators

31 December 2016
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Communities declared ODF
41
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Communities triggered
168

Financial Pipeline

31 December 2016
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GSF commitments
$6.42 million
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GSF disbursements
$5.64 million
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In-country awards to Implementing Partners & for direct procurement
$4.65 milion
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In-country grant disbursements to Implementing Partners & for direct procurement
$3.88 million

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