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Nepal GSF Programme Evaluation & Response

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Management ResponseNepal GSF programme evaluation brief

Briefing Note: Joint Evaluation of the GSF Programme in Togo

Cette note de synthèse donne un aperçu des résultats et des recommandations de l'évaluation conjointe du programme GSF au Togo. Géré par l'UNICEF avec l'objectif de confier la gestion au Ministère de la santé et du bien-être social (MSPS), le programme vise à améliorer l'assainissement et l'hygiène pour 1,650 000 personnes vivant dans les régions de Savanes, Kara et Plateaux- soit 40% de la population rurale. Le programme apporte un soutien important à la campagne nationale TOGO SANDAL, dont le but est d’éradiquer la défécation à l’air libre (DAL) d’ici 2025.This brief provides an overview of findings and recommendations of the Joint Evaluation of the GSF Programme in Togo. Managed by UNICEF with an objective to hand over the management to the Ministry for Health and Social Welfare (MSPS), the programme works to improve sanitation and hygiene for 1,650,000 people living in the Regions of Savanes, Kara and Plateaux nearly 40% of Togo’s rural population. It is a key contributor to the ‘Togo SANDAL’ national movement for an ODF Togo by 2030.

Report of the Joint Evaluation of the GSF Programme in Togo

The GSF-supported programme in Togo works to improve sanitation and hygiene for 1,650,000 people living in the Regions of Savanes, Kara and Plateaux nearly 40% of Togo’s rural population. It is a key contributor to the ‘Togo SANDAL’ national movement for an ODF Togo by 2030.Le programme soutenu par le GSF au Togo vise à améliorer l'assainissement et l'hygiène pour 1 650 000 personnes vivant dans les régions de Savanes, Kara et Plateaux - près de 40% de la population rurale du Togo. UNICEF Togo a été choisi pour gérer le programme dans un premier temps, avec pour objectif de confier la gestion du programme au ministère de la Santé et du Bien-être social (MSPS). Une évaluation conjointe du programme a été lancée en 2016 pour identifier les réalisations et les défis de la mise en œuvre et d’en tirer des leçons permettant d’orienter la phase d’extension du programme afin d’atteindre les objectifs dans les délais. Il couvre la période de septembre 2013 à mars 2017, tout en cherchant à tenir compte des développements en cours dans le programme et les institutions concernées, en particulier le MSPS et le GSF.

Sustainability of Open Defecation Free campaign in GSF supported Programme Districts, Nepal

WSSCC's Global Sanitation Fund Programme in Nepal was launched in October 2010. Under the guidance of the National Sanitation and Hygiene Coordination Committee (NSHCC), and the leadership of local governments, UNHabitat is executing the programme in Nepal in 19 districts. This independent study investigates the sustainability of interventions.

GSF partners in action: Boosting WASH for schools and communities in Malawi

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“In the past, pupils used to skip classes as well as get sick very often. Pupils who would come to school one day were usually not the same ones the next day. And again, some of the girl students approaching adolescence were mostly shy at school when menstruating since there was no proper structures to support them. As a result, many of them dropped out.” In the open defecation free (ODF) Traditional Authority of Mwadzama, a Plan International project under the GSF-supported programme in Malawi has boosted water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in schools. The project ensured the installation of boreholes and improved latrines, established school wash clubs and competitions, and supported community sanitation and hygiene campaigns. Since the start of the project school enrollment has also increased, which may be linked to project’s outputs.

Integrating ‘do-no-harm’ principles into sanitation & hygiene collective behaviour change programmes

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‘do-no-harm’ principles into sanitation & hygiene collective behaviour change programmes

WSSCC 2017 Annual Report Highlights

By the end of 2017, 14,600 new communities across the GSF targeted programme areas in 12 countries became nationally certified as Open Defecation Free (ODF). This represents 5 million people living in newly certified ODF environments. Ensuring quality-built latrines and access to handwashing facilities remained a priority for WSSCC. Moreover, over 3 million people had gained access to improved toilets as per the WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply (JMP) definition of basic and limited sanitation facilities within the GSF targeted areas. GSF-supported programmes continued to collaborate and partner with education-related stakeholders in the programmed areas, guaranteeing the presence of single-sex sanitation and hygiene facilities in approximately 574 schools.

Scoping and Diagnosis of the Global Sanitation Fund’s Approach to EQND

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Cadrage et diagnostic de l’approche du Fonds mondial pour l’assainissement sur l’égalité et la non-discrimination: Résumé analytique, études de cas et réflexions.In 2016, WSSCC’s Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) recruited an independent team of experts to undertake an in-depth two-part diagnosis of GSF’s approach to equality and non-discrimination (EQND). The first part of the diagnosis – an assessment comprising of visits to six countries (Ethiopia, Malawi, Nepal, Nigeria, Senegal and Togo) and a review of documentation across all GSF-supported programmes – was completed in 2017, resulting in this study. While confirming that many people who may be considered disadvantaged have benefitted positively from GSF-supported programmes, the study emphasizes that more proactive attention is needed to ensure no one is left behind. Several recommendations are offered to better integrate EQND throughout the components and stages of all GSF-supported programmes.Summarized version of the study, including the Executive Summary, selected case studies and GSF reflections.Cadrage et diagnostic de l’approche du Fonds mondial pour l’assainissement sur l’égalité et la non-discrimination: Résumé analytique, études de cas et réflexions.Annexes related to the study.