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7 December 2012

WSSCC is supporting the CLTS Foundation in its arrangement of the 4th Annual Workshop on “Sustainability of Rural Sanitation Initiatives in India.” 

27 August 2012

A new report from WSSCC about its Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) shows that over 752,897 people have access to and are using improved toilets – a significant increase from 100,000 people with improved toilets featured in a GSF report earlier in February 2012. Read more.

27 August 2012

In July 2012, WSSCC helped to facilitate the first-ever “triggering” exercise in China’s Jilin province, within the context of a partnership with UNICEF-China aimed at supporting the Government to address the national sanitation challenge of 500 million people without safe and hygienic facilities. Read more

16 August 2012

Ethiopia will receive an additional boost from the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) which officially announced a US$ 5 million investment through its Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) to help the government of Ethiopia achieve its Universal Access Plan in Sanitation and Hygiene. 1.7 million additional people will have toilets because of the new GSF. Read more

23 July 2012

In Tikapur, a Joint Coordinated Effort for Media Advocacy and Awareness Took Place During 13th National Sanitation Week (NSW) Celebration That Commenced on 5 June 2012. A  Radio Jingle has been Prepared for the Occasion.

12 July 2012

From April to June 2012, in Takeo, Svay Rieng and Kampong Cham province, a three-day Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) Training of Trainers (ToT) was Conducted by the National Center for Health Promotion (NCHP).

16 March 2012

Kumi District, Uganda, 16 March 2012 – The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) today allocated US$6 million from its Global Sanitation Fund to help more people in Uganda attain safe sanitation and practice good hygiene.

 

6 March 2012

The GSF, together with its national and local partners organized a three-day Sanitation Marketing workshop from 15-17 February in Malawi.

13 January 2012

The Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) programme in Nepal awarded eleven grants to seven sub-grantees in total USD 524,954, to kick start the implementation of its programme. GSF’s work in Nepal, aims to impact a total of 1.9 million people, 1.1 million of which currently do not have access to basic sanitation and hygiene. The sub-grantees who were awarded funds are local and national organizations in Nepal, which will focus on the districts of Bajura and Bardiya districts, located in the Far and Mid-Western Development Region of Nepal.

14 October 2011

That great moral beacon of our times, Nelson Mandela, invites us to judge the importance of an issue not by how glamorous or attractive it is but by how much good it does for how many people. On that basis, sanitation is one of the most important issues in the world. As our Forum draws to a close, I would like to share with you some observations about the subject and some thoughts for the future.

19 July 2011

Grassroots activists in Africa have come together at AfricaSan 3, Kigali, Rwanda to demand that their leaders and international governments demonstrate strong leadership and take urgent action on the continent’s critical sanitation situation.

20 May 2011

5 million USD to improve the lives of 13 million Malagasy in 5 years: the activities of the Global Sanitation Fund are now officially launched.