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At the current trajectory, SDG 6 target 2 of safely managed sanitation will be realized well beyond 2070. Sanitation and hygiene do not have the priority they warrant.
In 2019, less than 15% of countries surveyed respectively had policies, costed plans or adequate financial and human resources to address their rural or urban sanitation gaps.To reach national urban and rural sanitation targets, countries face funding gaps of 74% and 59% respectively.
The Fund is ready to step up as a financing mechanism to fill a gaping void in the international response to the sector.
The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council has been advocating and supporting sanitation and hygiene for 30 years. We are now stepping up for a global, transformative and long-term approach to help achieve Sustainable Development Goal 6.2.
Read our publications below and find out more on the the Sanitation & Hygiene Fund.