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14 December 2015

Together with UNICEF and the GSF, the Government of Togo has launched the national movement to end open defecation.

14 December 2015

Assana Bapelim, who lives in the Kara region of Togo, is proud of the latrine she built with help from her neighbours.

14 December 2015

WSSCC’s Global Sanitation Fund (GSF)-supported programme in Togo is using ‘institutional triggering’ to mobilize local government commitment and action for improved sanitation and hygiene. The GSF supports the country’s national campaign for an open defecation free (ODF) Togo by 2018, known as ‘Togo SANDAL’. The aim of the programme is to increase the use of […]

9 December 2015

“Today is a glorious day. I’m so happy! From nowhere ODF has come to stay in Obanliku.” These are the words of Robert Kanung, a sanitation champion in the Obanliku Local Government Area (LGA) in Nigeria’s Cross River State, which recently celebrated 128 of its communities becoming open defecation free (ODF). This equates to at […]

9 December 2015

Le programme du GSF au Togo soutient le movement national visant à éliminer la pratique de la défécation à l’air libre (FDAL) d’ici à 2018 (Togo SANDAL). Le programme a pour vocation d’accroître l’utilisation des latrines et d’encourager l’adoption de bonnes pratiques d’hygiène chez les populations rurales dans les régions des Savanes et de la […]

Emma Mbalame from the Government of Malawi speaks at the third Sanitation and Water for All Partnership Meeting. Credit: SWA
9 December 2015

This blog was written by Virginia Kamowa, Senior Programme Officer for Global Advocacy at WSSCC. For feedback and questions, please send an e-mail to virginia.kamowa@wsscc.org. WSSCC and its partners explored ways to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and boost government commitment to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) financing at a recent Sanitation and Water […]

9 December 2015

This blog was written by Virginia Kamowa, Senior Programme Officer for Global Advocacy at WSSCC. For feedback and questions, please send an e-mail to virginia.kamowa@wsscc.org. “We need to influence government processes by working with various line ministries to ensure integration of WASH in all areas of development.” Hon. Jaqueline Amongin Member of Parliament (MP) and […]

9 December 2015

The Water Supply & Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) recently hosted two Advocacy, Communications and Learning workshops in Togo and Uganda, respectively, which convened the Council’s partners from eleven countries in Africa. The two workshops were designed to build capacity and facilitate learning between country teams and with WSSCC’s Geneva-based Secretariat, in order for all country […]

7 December 2015

This blog was written by Virginia Kamowa, Senior Programme Officer for Global Advocacy at WSSCC. For feedback and questions, please send an e-mail to virginia.kamowa@wsscc.org. Seventy-one participants from south India and Kenya have learnt how to train others on menstrual hygiene management (MHM), and also influence MHM policy and practice at all levels, thanks to […]

3 December 2015

To our valued WSSCC members, partners and staff, Since 1990, when it was created through a United Nations General Assembly Resolution, the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) has worked to support Member States in achieving safe sanitation, hygiene and drinking water for everyone in the world, especially for the most vulnerable and marginalized. […]

3 December 2015

2015 marks not only the year of transition from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), but also the 25th anniversary of WSSCC. The aim of this brochure is to share reflections on what WSSCC means to a cross section of our community. In addition to our members, and many partner organizations, […]

1 December 2015

Archana Patkar (WSSCC) and Kersti Strandqvist (SCA) were featured speakers during the 2015 Global Child Forum, a prestigious event attended by high-level representatives from business, civil society, government and academia. The GCF is hosted annually by the King and Queen of Sweden, and takes place at the Royal Palace in Stockholm. This year’s theme was […]

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