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 achieve improved sanitation 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 achieve improved sanitation and adopt good hygiene practices.

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Malawi Programme Overview

The Accelerated Sanitation and Hygiene Practices Programme (ASHPP) supports national goals to eliminate open defecation, increase access to improved sanitation and promote safe hygiene practices in Malawi. The programme works in six out of 29 districts through local and international NGOs, as well as local government actors.

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GSF Information

Executing Agency: Plan Malawi
Programme duration: 2010-2017
Programme Coordinating Mechanism: Hosted by the National Sanitation and Hygiene Coordinating Unit and chaired by the Ministry of Health

Key Results

Key Results

31 December 2017

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Number of Traditional Authorities verified as ODF
25
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People living in ODF environments
1,039,804
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Communities declared ODF
3,614
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People with improved toilets
208,615
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People with Handwashing facilities with water and soap or soap substitute
657,086

*Malawi’s national definition of ODF does not adhere to the WSSCC definition of ODF because it does not include access to “improved” sanitation and handwashing.

Key Results

Key Results

31 December 2017

toilet
Number of Traditional Authorities verified as ODF
25
door
People living in ODF environments
1,039,804
hand
Communities declared ODF
3,614

Financial Pipeline

31 December 2016
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GSF commitments
$8.13 million
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GSF disbursements
$7.58 million
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In-country awards to Implementing Partners & for direct procurement
$6.28 million

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Resources

GSF partners in action: Boosting WASH for schools and communities in M...

In the open defecation free (ODF) Traditional Authority of Mwadzama, a Plan International project under the GSF-supported programme in Malawi has boosted water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in schools.