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Local governance and sanitation: Eight lessons from Uganda

Lessons from the GSF-supported Uganda programme for implementing CLTS at scale through a decentralized government system.

Local governance and sanitation: Eight lessons from Uganda

This ‘GSF in focus’ case study presents eight lessons learned from the GSF-supported Uganda Sanitation Fund (USF) in coordinating, planning, and implementing CLTS at scale through a decentralized government system.

Governance

  The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) is a global, multi-stakeholder membership and partnership-based organization that works with poor people, non-State actors and civil society organizations, national and local governments, the private sector and other stakeholders at the national, regional and global levels to improve sanitation and hygiene at scale. WSSCC works to […]

Josephat’s journey: How a local government actor in Kenya became a WASH cha...

Find out how Josephat Geteya Onchari was triggered to become a key WASH champion for Kenya

Boosting sanitation programmes through local government: Success stories fr...

Meet some local government champions in Uganda who are critical to the GSF-supported programme’s success

UNITAR e-Learning course “Governance in Urban Sanitation”

The Local Development Programme of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), will conduct the next session of its e-learning course “Governance in Urban Sanitation”, from 19 March to 25 May 2012.

Understanding slippage #6: Eight strategies to address and prevent it

When WASH practitioners understand the patterns and causes of slippage, they can devise innovative strategies to avoid it.

WSSCC thanks its members for another successful year 

WSSCC Executive Director Chris Williams sends greetings to members in his end-of-year message.

The GSF and sustainability

Sustainability is core to GSF-supported, country-led programmes.

Learning, progress and innovation: Sanitation and hygiene promotion in Mada...

Learn how the GSF-funded programme in Madagascar is promoting sustainability and achieving strong sanitation and hygiene results through a cycle of learning, progress and innovation. Download the complete case study or explore the sections below: The national context The latest report from the Joint Monitoring Programme of the United Nations Children’s Fund and World Health […]

The Global Sanitation Fund-supported programme in Uganda

Covering 30 districts, the ‘Uganda Sanitation Fund’ (USF) enables communities to gain access to basic sanitation and adopt good hygiene practices.

WSSCC’s Archana Patkar highlights sanitation equity for UK parliamentarians

WSSCC’s Programme Manager for Networking and Knowledge Management, Ms. Archana Patkar, was a key participant at “Universal access to water and sanitation – More than a pipedream?” an event, held yesterday,  Monday 4 March 2013 at the UK House of Commons in London.

Call for nominations for WSSCC’s Steering Committee elections

Which seats are being contested? One of two Global seats. Timeline for the nomination process The deadline for submitting complete nominations for all seats mention above is 23:59 (11:59 pm) CET, on Wednesday, 11 September 2019. Click here to convert this to your local time. Steering Committee Nomination Forms Nomination form for the Global seat (EN) (FR). Frequently […]

WSSCC members share solutions to tackle inequalities in WASH

The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaboration Council (WSSCC) launched a competition for its members this year in an effort to showcase the work of its diverse membership base, which comprises individuals and organizations working to highlight issues of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) at the local, national and global levels. The winners of the WSSCC […]

WSSCC NCs take driving role in supporting government GLAAS focal points to ...

Through its network of National Coordinators, WSSCC recently participated in the 2018 GLAAS Country Survey Workshop organized by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Water and Sanitation Center (IRC) in Johannesburg, South Africa, from 7-9 August. GLAAS – the Global Analysis and Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking-Water initiative of UN-Water implemented by WHO – celebrates […]

A conversation on the Human Rights to water and sanitation

On international Human Rights Day, WSSCC’s Enrico Muratore discusses the Human Rights to water and sanitation

Supporting healthy lives through the Global Sanitation Fund

The GSF supports partners to address the global sanitation and hygiene crisis, so that everyone can enjoy healthy and productive lives.

Championing women through the work of the Global Sanitation Fund

Global Sanitation Fund programmes are designed to incorporate gender considerations and equity dimensions.

Défendre les femmes dans le cadre des interventions du Fonds mondial pour l...

Le GSF engage les femmes à tous les niveaux mettant en avant les questions de genre et d’égalité dans la conception des ses programmes

#WSSCCLearning: Announcing WSSCC’s Community of Practice Thematic Discussio...

The CoP learning agenda for 2017 will commence with discussions around Sustainability from April 10th to 28th.

Gender and CLTS: Evidence from Madagascar

Gender equality, serving the most vulnerable, and addressing the particular needs of women and girls are among the core principles of the GSF.

Understanding ‘slippage’

Many WASH programmes are confronted with ‘slippage’. How should this issue be understood and addressed?

Member Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Gain practical information about how to get the most out of your WSSCC membership in this FAQ where we answer your top questions.

Pakistan strategy meeting concludes week-long focus on sanitation and hygiene

WSSCC’s strategy consultation in Pakistan will help guide WSSCC as it develops its new global strategy and increases engagement in the country.

Madagascar earns big turnout for WSSCC strategy consultation

“We must speed up the pace and work together to achieve our goals, which are the same as the SDGs,” said Minister Ravatomanga at the workshop.

Lively discussions in Tanzania help shape new WSSCC strategy

The discussions focused on the many challenges the sanitation sub-sector faces, the need to get new leadership more involved as well as water supply issues.

WSSCC Executing Agency in Uganda awarded certificate of quality assurance

The Ugandan NGO Link to Progress (LTP) is the Executing Agency of the WAFSAH project in Uganda.

In Memoriam: Ton Schouten (1955-2016)

Ton Schouten will be sorely missed by all his colleagues and friends across many organisations and countries.

Toilet touring in Uganda: experiencing the true spirit of Community-Led Tot...

Cliquez ici pour lire la version française Patrick England, who recently joined the Global Sanitation Fund secretariat, travelled to Uganda to participate in a learning exchange mission. The mission turned out to be a unique opportunity to experience the true spirit of community-led total sanitation (CLTS). Read about his experiences below. When I first entered […]

The Ngor Declaration on Sanitation and Hygiene

Preamble We, the Ministers and Heads of Delegations responsible for sanitation and hygiene in Africa, together with senior civil servants, academics, civil society, development partners and the private sector at the 4thAfrican Conference on Sanitation and Hygiene (AfricaSan), convened by the Government of Senegal with support from the African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW) in […]

AfricaSan 2015: The Ngor Declaration on Sanitation and Hygiene

The Ngor Declaration on Sanitation and Hygiene, Adopted by the African Ministers responsible for sanitation and hygiene on 27 May 2015 at AfricaSan4.

A Call for Action on Menstrual Hygiene: UN Women & WSSCC Experts to Present...

On Friday, March 13, the Permanent Missions of Singapore and Senegal to the United Nations will host a discussion on the links between gender equality and the WASH sector, to articulate the need for health, education, water, and sanitation services as a prerequisite to economic progress for women and girls, societies, and economies.

Highlights from East Africa Civil Society Forum – April 2013

The Uganda Water and Sanitation NGO Network UWASNET was the host of the first East Africa Civil Society Forum, which took place in Kampala from 16 to 18 April. The Forum was jointly organized by WSSCC, WaterAid East Africa, End Water Poverty, Sanitation and Water for All and the African Civil Society Network on Water and Sanitation ANEW.

 

 

 

West Africa Journalist Network finds common ground on flooding issues

Water-borne disease and disruption of child education due to flooded homes are issues all too familiar to the journalists from West Africa and beyond who gathered in Senegal this week. Reporting on a community-led response in this slum area on 9 April brought to light common experience of the challenges, solutions and obstacles to highlighting complex water hygiene and sanitation issues in print and on-air.

SWA seeks additional qualified representatives for its Steering Committee

WSSCC is a partner of the Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) – a partnership of governments, donors, civil society and multilateral organizations. SWA is a political initiative with the aim of ensuring that all people have access to basic sanitation and safe drinking water. It is particularly concerned with those countries where the needs are greatest.

Nepal launches its GSF programme with $5 million from WSSCC

Seated beneath a banner proclaiming “Solidarity for Sanitation,” leading public officials and sanitation experts in Nepal today launched the country’s national Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) programme with a $5 million commitment from the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC).