Global Sanitation Fund

  • GSF Progress Report - 2014 Update
    GSF Progress Report - 2014 Update

    As of 1 July 2014, the Global Sanitation Fund supports work actively in 11 countries. More than 140 sub-grantees have raised awareness of sanitation and hygiene. As a result, more than 3 million people have access to improved toilets, among other leading indicators of progress.

              
    Last updated: Mon, 10/27/2014 - 12:22
  • United Nations in Action: GSF in Nepal
    United Nations in Action: GSF in Nepal

    The GSF programme in Sindhupalchowk was initiated in June 2012. Sanitation coverage has now reached 62% and more than 73,000 people have access to improved sanitation. Follow the work of the GSF in Nepal the latest episode of UN in Action.

              
    Last updated: Mon, 10/27/2014 - 13:05
  • Exciting developments in Madagascar to improve WASH at scale
    Exciting developments in Madagascar to improve WASH at scale

    Madagascar is demonstrating what it takes to eradicate open defecation: political will, public investment, the application of Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) at scale, verification of results, and learning from experience.

              
    Last updated: Mon, 10/27/2014 - 14:30
  • David Shimkus to lead Global Sanitation Fund
    David Shimkus to lead Global Sanitation Fund

    The WSSCC announced today that David Shimkus has joined the Global Sanitation Fund as its new Programme Director, bringing to the Fund over fifteen years of experience in international health and development.

              
    Last updated: Mon, 10/27/2014 - 14:43
  • Momentum picks up in UMATA GSF programme in Tanzania
    Momentum picks up in UMATA GSF programme in Tanzania

    The August edition of UMATA News, the regular newsletter about the GSF-supported programme in Tanzania, highlights recent activities in a programme which is starting to show real momentum in terms of implementation.

              
    Last updated: Mon, 10/27/2014 - 14:47
  • Madagascar leads the way to become open defecation free
    Madagascar leads the way to become open defecation free

    Madagascar's President, Prime Minister & Minister of Water pledged to build on the results achieved by the Global Sanitation Fund-supported programmes in rural areas across the country.

              
    Last updated: Mon, 10/27/2014 - 14:58
  • Round table & promotion of sanitation in Bihar outline ‘The Future We Want’
    Round table & promotion of sanitation in Bihar outline ‘The Future We Want’

    In a two-day workshop & round table meeting, government ministers committed to ensure the state of Bihar, in North India, will become Open Defecation Free. The events were organised by the Executing Agency of the GSF in India.

              
    Last updated: Mon, 10/27/2014 - 14:53
  • New partnership aims to make two Nigerian States open-defecation free
    New partnership aims to make two Nigerian States open-defecation free

    The Government of Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Water Resources and  Global Sanitation Fund are working together in a ground breaking partnership which goes far beyond the traditional donor-recipient relationship of most development programmes.

              
    Last updated: Mon, 10/27/2014 - 15:04

Funded Countries

Funded Countries

Eleven countries are improving lives and empowering communities by actively implementing the GSF, with  more starting soon. Learn more  here

Last updated: Fri, 04/04/2014 - 08:02

In Focus

In Focus

Check out the latest progress reports for the Global Sanitation Fund. Click here for the 2013 annual report, and click here for the 2014 mid-year update

Last updated: Thu, 09/25/2014 - 07:39

Video

Video

In rural Nepal, the Global Sanitation Fund is working community by community to educate villagers about the dangers of open defecation and teach them how to build their own toilets. Watch the video.

 

Last updated: Mon, 10/27/2014 - 15:39