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 operates in eight districts in Dodoma Region by collaborating directly with Local Government Authorities (LGAs) as key partners. 

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GSF Information

Executing Agency: Plan International Tanzania
Programme duration: 2012-2020
Programme Coordinating Mechanism: Designated Committee, Chaired by the Ministry of Health
National Coordinator: Wilhelmina Malima, hosted by the Sanitation and Water Action

Key Results

Key Results

31 December 2019

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People living in ODF environments [1]
0.72 Million
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Communities declared ODF [2]
230
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People with improved sanitation facilities [3]
0.40 Million
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People with handwashing facilities with water and soap/substitute
0.55 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]
0.72 Million
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Communities declared ODF [2]
230
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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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