It is a tragedy and a scandal that, in the 21st century, 2,6 billion people in the world lack something as basic as a toilet.
The goal of the Global Sanitation Fund programme in Madagascar is to cover the entire nation as soon as possible. It has a strategy of expansion starting by targetting a few regions with both large and small grants. The regions represented here today are the first group of regions to be targeted. They are in proximity to each other in order to reinforce programme messages and to create a ripple effect to other regions.