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00071817 Water Supply & Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC).

Partner(s): Water Supply & Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC)

Funding Source(s): Water Supply & Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC)

Countries of Delivery: Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Ethiopia, India, Madagascar, Malawi, Nepal, Nigeria, Senegal, Togo, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania

Sector(s): 122 Basic health

Project Duration: 01-Aug-2009 to 31-Dec-2016

Total Funded Amount: US$ 128,045,264

Total Delivery: US$ 52,411,641

Project Details: The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) is a global multi-stakeholder partnership organization that works to improve the lives of poor people. WSSCC enhances collaboration among sector agencies and professionals around sanitation and water supply and contributes to the broader goals of poverty eradication, health and environmental improvement, gender equality and long-term social and economic development. WSSCC has National WASH Coalitions in 36 countries and individual members in 160 countries. To achieve its mission, WSSCC divides its activities into three programme areas; 1) Advocacy and communications - WSSCC carries out advocacy campaigns both the community and national or governmental level with the objective to build grass routes support for the water, sanitation and hygiene schemes as well as fostering support from policy leaders to provide water and hygiene to all; 2) Networking and knowledge management - WSSCC actively assist in networking and knowledge exchange activities at the community and national level through National WASH Coalitions, at the regional and global level through the organization of conferences and thematic workshops. It also organizes training and specific meetings to enhance knowledge among practitoners and other stake holders; 3) Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) - through a single pooled fund WSSCC provides to carefully selected poor countries in order to implement hygiene and sanitation work programmes with the aim of allowing large numbers of people to obtain safe and sustainable sanitation services and good hygiene practices. This project is for the Global Sanitation Fund component. The Global Sanitation Fund is a multi-donor trust fund established by WSSCC to help large numbers of poor people to attain safe sanitation services and adopt good hygienic practices. WSSCC s Global Sanitation Fund supports work actively in Burkino Faso, Cambodia, Ethiopia, India, Madagascar, Malawi, Nepal, Nigeria, Senegal, Tanzania, Togo and Uganda.

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