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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Tanzania Programme Overview

Usafi wa Mazingira Tanzania (Sanitation and Hygiene Programme in Tanzania), or UMATA, supports the country’s National Sanitation Campaign by helping communities improve their sanitation situation and adopt sustainable hygiene practices. The programme works in three districts (Bahi, Chamwino and Kongwa) in Dodoma Region, through local and international NGOs and in partnership with village, ward, district and regional actors.

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GSF Information

Executing Agency: Plan Tanzania
Programme duration: 2012-2018
Programme Coordinating Mechanism: Chaired by the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children

Key Results

Key Results

31 December 2017

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People living in ODF environments
464,221
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People with improved toilets
266,630
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People with Handwashing facilities with water and soap or soap substitute
451,860

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

Key Results

Key Results

31 December 2017

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People living in ODF environments
464,221
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Communities declared ODF
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Targeted Administrative Areas declared ODF

Financial Pipeline

31 December 2016
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GSF commitments
$6.42 million
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GSF disbursements
$5.64 million
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In-country awards to Implementing Partners & for direct procurement
$4.65 milion

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