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: 2012-2020
Programme Coordinating Mechanism: Chaired by the Federal Ministry of Water Resources, Department of Water Quality Control and Sanitation
National Coordinator: Elizabeth N, Jeiyol, hosted by Gender and Environmental Risk Reduction Initiative (GERI)

Key Results

Key Results

31 December 2019

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People living in ODF environments [1]
1,21 Million
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Communities declared ODF [2]
2,430
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People with improved sanitation facilities [3]
0.60 Million
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People with handwashing facilities with water and soap/substitute
1.09 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]
1,21 Million
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Communities declared ODF [2]
2,430
hand

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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