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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.

Freddy the Grumpy Fly, a poem to Promote Open Defecation Free Living

Global Sanitation Fund
A poem, illustrating the behaviour change journey of reaching open defecation free(ODF) status, but from the perspective of a grumpy, shit-eating flyUn poème illustrant le changement de comportement et le passage à un statut de fin de défécation à l’air libre (FDAL), mais du point de vue d'une mouche grincheuse qui adore manger le caca.

Follow-up MANDONA: A field guide for accelerating and sustaining open defecation free communities

Global Sanitation Fund
Follow-up MANDONA (FUM) is an action-oriented, collective approach for post-triggering follow-up visits, as part of Community-Led Total Sanitation. The FUM approach was pioneered by MIARINTSOA NGO – a sub-grantee of the GSF-supported ‘Fonds d’Appui pour l’Assainissement’ programme in Madagascar. FUM brings the entire community together for a self-analysis of their sanitation situation and helps them immediately create models that prevent the ingestion of faeces. The approach then harnesses the power of Natural Leaders to replicate these models across the community, which includes helping those that are least able, in order to advance to open defecation free status. By focusing on sustainable behaviour change, FUM is also a useful tool for addressing issues surrounding ‘slippage’, which relates to returning to previous unhygienic behaviours. Illustrated with photos, case studies, and tips, this handbook provides a practical, step-by-step guide for how CLTS practitioners around the world can implement FUM in their own contexts.Follow-up MANDONA - Un guide de terrain pour accélérer et soutenir le mouvement des communautés exemptes de défécation à l’air libre grâce à une approche d’Assainissement total piloté par la communauté (ATPC)

Sanitation Action Summit 2016 - Reflections

Sanitation Action Summit
The Sanitation Action Summit in Mumbai brought together policymakers, representatives from marginalized communities, and global citizens to share experiences and identify solutions that help enable a truly open defecation free India by 2019. This report describes how the summit came about, and who came to listen, share and learn. It also highlights the challenges faced and opportunities present for achieving equitable, safe sanitation and hygiene for all in India.

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

Global Sanitation Fund
“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.

Togo Progress Report – Global Sanitation Fund

Global Sanitation Fund
The GSF-funded programme in Togo supports the country’s national campaign to become open defecation free (ODF), known as ‘Togo SANDAL’. The aim of the GSF-funded programme is to increase the use of latrines and to encourage the adoption of good hygiene practices for rural populations in the Savanes and Kara regions, and in five districts in the Plateaux region. In particular, the programme aims to help 1.5 million people create the conditions to live in ODF communities, 1.2 million people access improved toilets, and 911,000 access and use handwashing facilities.

Global Sanitation Fund Progress Update – August 2015

Global Sanitation Fund
In the first half of 2015, Global Sanitation Fund (GSF)-supported programmes reported significant progress in helping large numbers of people improve their sanitation and adopt good hygiene practices. Over 9.9 million people in more than 36,500 communities now live in open defecation free (ODF) environments, an increase of approximately 2.9 million people since December 2014.Fonds Mondial pour l’Assainissement - Rapport d’avancement – Mis à jour en août 2015 - Au premier semestre 2015, les programmes soutenus par le Fonds Mondial pour l’Assainissement (GSF) ont enregistré d’importants progrès sur le plan de l’aide apportée à de nombreuses personnes pour leur permettre d’accéder à des services d’assainissement sûrs et d’adopter de bonnes pratiques d’hygiène. Plus de 9,9 millions de personnes dans plus de 36 500 communautés vivent désormais dans des environnements exempts de défécation à l’air libre (FDAL), soit une augmentation de près de 2,9 millions de personnes depuis décembre 2014. En outre, plus de 8,2 millions de personnes ont accès à des toilettes améliorées, soit une augmentation de près de 4 millions depuis décembre 2014. Par ailleurs, plus de 77 400 communautés ont participé à des activités de déclenchement visant à améliorer les comportements et à augmenter la demande d’assainissement et d’hygiène.