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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Uganda Programme Overview

The programme is led by the government and is known locally as the Uganda Sanitation Fund (USF). The Environment Health Division in the Ministry of Health is the Executing Agency and the 30 District Local Governments are implementing activities on the ground, some in partnership with NGOs to complement activities. A sub-group of the National Sanitation Working Group is the USF Programme Coordinating Mechanism.

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GSF Information

Executing Agency: Ministry of Health
Grant Agreement signed: August 2011
Country Programme Monitor: Deloitte Uganda Ltd.

Key Results

Key Results

30 June 2015

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People with improved toilets
878,350
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People living in open-defecation free environments
1.75 million
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People with handwashing facilities
1.42 million

Key Results

Key Results

30 June 2015

toilet
People with improved toilets
878,350
door
People living in open-defecation free environments
1.75 million
hand
People with handwashing facilities
1.42 million

Intermediate Indicators

30 June 2015
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Communities declared ODF
2,910
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Communities triggered
6,950

Financial Pipeline

30 June 2015
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GSF commitments
$10.42 million
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In-country awards to Sub-grantees
$7.16 million
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GSF disbursements
$6.25 million
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In-country grant disbursements
$3.86 million

Resources

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The Uganda Sanitation Fund – Progress Report

The GSF-supported programme in Uganda is led by the government and is known locally as the Uganda Sanitation Fund (USF). The Environment Health Division in the Ministry of Health is the Executing Agency and the 30 District Local Governments...
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Uganda Minister of Health honours WSSCC with visit to Secretariat in G...

WSSCC was honoured this week by the visit to its offices of a delegation led by Hon. Dr. Elioda Tumwesigye, Minister of Health, Republic of Uganda. WSSCC Executive Director Chris Williams received the delegation, which is in Geneva for...