Global Sanitation Fund

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

    A new report for 2014 shows that the Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) has supported governments and hundreds of their national partners in 13 countries, stretching from Cambodia to Senegal, to enable 7 million people in more than 20,500 communities to end open defecation. Read more!

              
    Last updated: Tue, 06/02/2015 - 09:53
  • 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 - 09:53
  • 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: Tue, 06/02/2015 - 09:53
  • 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 - 15:43
  • 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 - 15:47
  • 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 - 15:58
  • 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 - 15:53
  • 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 - 16:04

Funded Countries

Funded Countries

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

Last updated: Thu, 03/05/2015 - 12:44

In Focus

In Focus

Check out the latest progress reports for the Global Sanitation Fund. Click here for our 2014 progress report!

Last updated: Tue, 06/02/2015 - 09:28

Nepal Update

Nepal Update

The GSF programme in Nepal is reprogramming funds to contribute to restoration efforts in districts affected by the massive earthquake that struck northwest of Nepal's capital, Kathmandu, early on 25 April, and the tremors which followed in May 2015. Read more here.

 

Last updated: Tue, 06/02/2015 - 10:01