Sanitation, Hygiene and Water for All

  • GSF reports large-scale progress for millions of people
    GSF reports large-scale progress for millions of people

    A new report shows that the Global Sanitation Fund has supported governments and hundreds of their national partners in 13 countries to enable 7 million people in more than 20,500 communities to end open defecation. Read more!

              
    Last updated: Tue, 06/02/2015 - 09:36
  • People-centred, nationally-led programmes empower 7 million to end open defecation
    People-centred, nationally-led programmes empower 7 million to end open defecation

    Between 2013 and 2014 alone, the GSF reported an almost 90 percent increase in the number of people living open-defecation free in target regions of 13 countries  across Africa and Asia. Read more! 

              
    Last updated: Tue, 06/02/2015 - 09:48
  • WSSCC at AfricaSan: check out our blog!
    WSSCC at AfricaSan: check out our blog!

    President Macky Sall of Senegal visited the WSSCC Menstrual Hygiene Management Lab during an exciting AfricaSan conference taking place in Dakar. Read our fantastic blog here!

              
    Last updated: Wed, 05/27/2015 - 19:04
  • WASH champions celebrated at AfricaSan Awards
    WASH champions celebrated at AfricaSan Awards

    The 2015 AfricaSan awards, held at the King Fahd Palace in Dakar on 26 May, celebrated water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) leaders who have made major strides and broken down barriers in WASH across Africa. Read more!

              
    Last updated: Tue, 06/02/2015 - 09:53
  • AfricaSan 2015: The Ngor Declaration on Sanitation and Hygiene
    AfricaSan 2015: The Ngor Declaration on Sanitation and Hygiene

    The Vision articulated by African Ministers responsible for Sanitation & Hygiene at AfricaSan 4, Dakar, Senegal: Achieve universal access to adequate and sustainable sanitation & hygiene services and eliminate open defecation by 2030. Click for full declaration in English and French.

              
    Last updated: Wed, 05/27/2015 - 20:38
  • Yes is the answer
    Yes is the answer

    2.5 billion people lack toilets today but don't have to tomorrow. Technologies, approaches and skilled people are ready. Hard work, plain talk, strong leadership and demand creation are remedies.

              
    Last updated: Wed, 12/11/2013 - 18:41
  • CLTS - When the community decides to go open-defecation free
    CLTS - When the community decides to go open-defecation free

    Community-led total sanitation (CLTS) is an innovative way to achieve communities free from open defecation. It changes people’s behaviour by shifting mindsets – to focus their desire for, and triggering them to build a sanitation system themselves.

              
    Last updated: Thu, 09/25/2014 - 14:29

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In focus

In focus

In The Guardian, WSSCC’s National Coordinator for Cambodia, Dr Chea Samnang, discusses the importance of nutrition for his country’s development. Read the article.

Last updated: Wed, 05/27/2015 - 19:01

Resources

Resources

A new report shows that the Global Sanitation Fund has supported governments and hundreds of their national partners in 13 countries to enable 7 million people in more than 20,500 communities to end open defecation: English, French.

Last updated: Tue, 06/02/2015 - 09:41

WSSCC @ AfricaSan 2015

AfricaSan 2015: A seminal moment in time

WSSCC @ AfricaSan 2015

WSSCC was an active stakeholder at the important AfricaSan conference held 25-27 in Dakar, Senegal. Read the official declaration, visit our blog, or view the gallery

Last updated: Tue, 06/02/2015 - 10:03

Advocate for WASH

Advocate for WASH

Thousands of people advocated on MHM Day 2015 to end the hesitation around menstruation! Read more about the day and the activities at the official web site. #menstrualhygiene

Last updated: Fri, 05/29/2015 - 09:37

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Reaching the Unreached: Listening to South Asian voices on Equity and Inclusion in WASH. Click the YouTube button at right to see our other videos!

Last updated: Mon, 12/09/2013 - 17:27

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