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The GSF works with schools and the broader education sector to achieve sustainable sanitation and hygiene for all

The GSF supports partners to address the global sanitation and hygiene crisis, so that everyone can enjoy healthy and productive lives.

The dangers of open defecation are explained in the campaign, with messages delivered by local celebrities

In the second of a seven-part series for WASH practitioners, we explore the nuances of slippage and its impact on communities.

In June, July and August WSSCC reached out to its members and partners in 16 countries through dedicated national consultations.

The workshop also provided a platform for a sector discussion on the commitments, challenges, institutions & systems in Togo.

Together with UNICEF and the GSF, the Government of Togo has launched the national movement to end open defecation.

Assana Bapelim, who lives in the Kara region of Togo, is proud of the latrine she built with help from her neighbours.

WSSCC’s Global Sanitation Fund (GSF)-supported programme in Togo is using ‘institutional triggering’ to mobilize local government commitment and action for improved sanitation and hygiene. The GSF supports the country’s national campaign for an open defecation free (ODF) Togo by 2018, known as ‘Togo SANDAL’. The aim of the programme is to increase the use of […]

The Water Supply & Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) recently hosted two Advocacy, Communications and Learning workshops in Togo and Uganda, respectively, which convened the Council’s partners from eleven countries in Africa. The two workshops were designed to build capacity and facilitate learning between country teams and with WSSCC’s Geneva-based Secretariat, in order for all country […]

The programme in Togo is a key contributor to the national movement ‘Togo Sans Défécation à l’Air Libre’ (‘Open Defecation Free Togo’).

The workshop focused on strategies for implementation of CLTS, the central pillar of GSF-supported programmes.

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National Coordinators Report – Highlights 2015

Collaboration
Sixteen National Coordinators work within WASH coalitions in their home countries, leading WSSCC’s work, serving as coalition heads and spokespersons, and advocating on WASH issues. National Coordinators carry out national and local level networking, knowledge management, advocacy and communications activities, and working on facilitating and implementing Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) programme activities. Working with partners and networks, they aim to position sanitation and hygiene onto the national agenda and prioritize specific investments for sanitation and hygiene. This report shows how WSSCC's National Coordinators have increased the visibility of WSSCC in their respective countries and how their collective commitment has contributed to greater commitments from rights holders, duty bearers, the private sector and partners.Rapport des coordinateurs nationaux 2015 - Les coordinateurs nationaux du WSSCC sont actifs dans 16 pays d’Asie du Sud-Est, d’Afrique de l’Ouest, d’Asie du Sud et d’Afrique orientale et australe. En 2015, ils ont pu faciliter et entreprendre des activités variées, qui illustrent l’activisme local et mondial en faveur du secteur WASH, et le dynamisme de l’approche collaborative du WSSCC. Avec l’adoption des objectifs de développement durable (ODD) en septembre 2015, les coordinateurs nationaux continuent de contribuer à ce secteur en portant davantage attention aux questions d’expansion et d’équité, conformément aux nouveaux objectifs. Ils canalisent les efforts des coalitions WASH et des autorités publiques pour mettre fin à la pratique de la défécation à l’air libre, et veillent à ce que les améliorations sanitaires soient adaptées aux personnes vulnérables et aux groupes socialement marginalisés. Pour se concentrer sur l’expansion et l’équité, ils s’appuient sur les résultats et l’expérience des 13 programmes nationaux d’amélioration de l’assainissement et de l’hygiène soutenus par le GSF ainsi que sur les activités du WSSCC relatives à l’égalité et à la non-discrimination.

Togo Progress Report – Global Sanitation Fund

Global Sanitation Fund
The GSF-funded programme in Togo supports the country’s national campaign to become open defecation free (ODF), known as ‘Togo SANDAL’. The aim of the GSF-funded programme is to increase the use of latrines and to encourage the adoption of good hygiene practices for rural populations in the Savanes and Kara regions, and in five districts in the Plateaux region. In particular, the programme aims to help 1.5 million people create the conditions to live in ODF communities, 1.2 million people access improved toilets, and 911,000 access and use handwashing facilities.

Rapport d’avancement du Togo – Fonds Mondial Pour L’Assainissemen...

Global Sanitation Fund
Le programme du GSF au Togo soutient le movement national visant à éliminer la pratique de la défécation à l’air libre (FDAL) d’ici à 2018 (Togo SANDAL). Le programme a pour vocation d’accroître l’utilisation des latrines et d’encourager l’adoption de bonnes pratiques d’hygiène chez les populations rurales dans les régions des Savanes et de la Kara, ainsi que dans cinq districts de la région des Plateaux. Le programme vise particulièrement à aider 1,5 million de personnes à vivre dans des communautés exemptes de défécation à l’air libre, ainsi qu’à permettre à 1,2 million d’individus d’avoir accès à des toilettes améliorées et à 911 000 autres de se laver les mains.