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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Uganda Programme Overview

The Uganda Sanitation Fund (USF) is the largest sanitation programme in the country, directly contributing to the National Development Plan and embedded in Uganda’s decentralized system of local governance. The USF enables communities to improve their access to and use of sanitation and hygiene facilities, while promoting improved sanitation as essential to preventing a range of diseases. Covering 38 districts, the USF is managed by the Ministry of Health, while District Local Governments serve as implementing partners.

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GSF Information

Executing Agency: Ministry of Health
Programme duration: 2011-2020
Programme Coordinating Mechanism: Sub-group of the National Sanitation Working Group, chaired by the Ministry of Water and Environment

Key Results

Key Results

31 December 2016

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People with improved toilets
1.44 million
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People living in open defecation free environments
3.41 million
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People with handwashing facilities
2.91 million

Key Results

Key Results

31 December 2016

toilet
People with improved toilets
1.44 million
door
People living in open defecation free environments
3.41 million
hand
People with handwashing facilities
2.91 million

Intermediate Indicators

31 December 2016
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Communities declared ODF
5,311
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Communities triggered
7,560

Financial Pipeline

31 December 2016
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GSF commitments
$13.43 million
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GSF disbursements
$9.72 million
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In-country awards to Implementing Partners & for direct procurement
$8.04 million
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In-country grant disbursements to Implementing Partners & for direct procurement
$4.67 million

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Resources

Local governance and sanitation: Eight lessons from Uganda

This ‘GSF in focus’ case study presents eight lessons learned from the GSF-supported Uganda Sanitation Fund (USF) in coordinating, planning, and implementing CLTS at scale through a decentralized government system.

The Uganda Sanitation Fund – Progress Report

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