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 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 people to attain safe sanitation services and adopt good hygiene practices.

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Madagascar Programme Overview

As one of the leading programmes in Madagascar’s WASH sector, ‘Fonds d’Appui pour l’Assainissement’ (FAA) engages tens of thousands of actors in the national movement to eliminate open defecation and improve sanitation in communities. The FAA works in all 22 regions of the country through 18 Implementing Partners.

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GSF Information

Executing Agency: Medical Care Development International (MCDI)
Programme duration: 2010-2020
Programme Coordinating Mechanism: Designated committee established by the Government of Madagascar, chaired by an independent scholar
National Coordinator: Michele Rasamison

Key Results

Key Results

31 December 2019

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People living in ODF environments [1]
2.41 Million
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Communities declared ODF [2]
19,900
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People with improved sanitation facilities [3]
4.09 Million
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People with handwashing facilities with water and soap/substitute
3.88 Million

[1] Number of people living in targeted administrative areas where ODF status has been verified using national systems.

[2] Number of communities that achieved ODF status following national criteria.

[3] Number of people with access to an improved sanitation facility (JMP: limited, basic and safely managed sanitation service levels).

Key Results

Key Results

31 December 2019

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People living in ODF environments [1]
2.41 Million
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Communities declared ODF [2]
19,900
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Financial Pipeline

31 December 2017
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GSF commitments to country programmes
$123.18 Million
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GSF disbursements to country programmes
$104.76 Million

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Resources

Gender and Community-Led Total Sanitation – CLTS engagement, outcomes ...

In order to better understand the link between gender dynamics and the impact of its Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) interventions, the GSF supported a study in a small number of communities in Madagascar in 2015. These communities are in...

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