The Global Sanitation Fund is a pooled global fund established by the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) and funded by its donors to gather and direct finance to help large numbers of poor people to attain safe sanitation services and adopt good hygiene practices.
The Global Sanitation Fund is a pooled global fund established by the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) and funded by its donors to gather and direct finance to help large numbers of poor people to attain safe sanitation services and adopt good hygiene practices.Find out more
The Ethiopia Sanitation and Hygiene Improvement Programme (ESHIP) is integrated into the Government of Ethiopia’s Health Extension Programme, aimed at providing universal access to essential health care services for the country’s rural population. ESHIP aims to scale up sanitation and hygiene improvement across rural communities, health facilities, public spaces and schools. In line with the Government’s decentralized health service delivery system, the programme works in 40 woredas (districts) across four regions. Implementing Partners are comprised of 44 government health offices at the regional and woreda level.Find out more
Executing Agency: Ministry of Health
Programme Duration: 2012-2017
Programme Coordinating Mechanism: Co-chaired by the World Bank Water and Sanitation Programme and UNICEF
*Ethiopia’s national definition of ODF level 2 (secondary ODF) adheres to the WSSCC definition of ODF.
*ODF level 1 means: a) all latrines are in use, b) all latrines have a drop hole cover, c) all latrines have a superstructure, d) all institutions have a gender friendly latrine, e) latrines have been constructed for use of travelers and in public gathering areas, and are in use, f) no defecation is in the open.
*ODF level 2 includes all of the above, plus a) all latrines have a handwashing facility in working order with soap (or acceptable soap substitute, such as ash), b) households practice safe water handling, and c) existing water sources are protected from potential contamination by livestock and other sources, with good drainage.
* A kebele is the smallest administrative unit of Ethiopia, similar to a ward, a neighbourhood or a localized and delimited group of people.