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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Nigeria Programme Overview

The GSF-supported Rural Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion in Nigeria (RUSHPIN) programme covers six Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Cross River and Benue states. An additional six LGAs in these states are targeted through counterpart funding from the Government of Nigeria. Through joint implementation by state and LGA WASH bodies, as well as civil society organizations, RUSHPIN is intended to be a catalyst for achieving sustainable sanitation for all in targeted states.

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GSF Information

Executing Agency: United Purpose
Grant Agreement signed: 2012-2017
Programme Coordinating Mechanism: Chaired by the Federal Ministry of Water Resources, Department of Water Quality Control and Sanitation

Key Results

Key Results

31 December 2017

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Number of Local Government Areas verified as ODF
1
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People living in ODF environments
834,848
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Communities declared ODF
1,996
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People with improved toilets
379,763
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People with Handwashing facilities with water and soap or soap substitute
814,212

*Nigeria’s national definition of ODF adhere to the WSSCC definition of ODF.

Key Results

Key Results

31 December 2017

toilet
Number of Local Government Areas verified as ODF
1
door
People living in ODF environments
834,848
hand
Communities declared ODF
1,996

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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