Increase WASH Awareness & Implementation

Government / Namibia

Government of the Republic of Namibia

Partner organisations:
Civil society organisation (CSO) or non-governmental organisation (NGO): Development Workshop Namibia (DWN), member of NAFSAN (Namibia's CSA)
Commitment made: 15 Mar 2022
Related event: 2021 Tokyo N4G Summit
Targeted location (aggregate)

National -

Verification status Verified Find out more

Commitment description

The Namibia Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Land Reform commits to launch Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) awareness to increase hygiene through the community-based construction of latrines at household level in urban and peri-urban areas in 5000 villages annually over 5 years (2021 to 2025). Progress will be assessed using the Second Harambee Prosperity Plan Programme Delivery Unit monthly meetings. NAD 21,113,285.00 have been secured by the government to cover the associated costs.

Global Nutrition Targets

Under-5 stunting

Nutrition Action Classification across all goals


  • Financial
  • Operational
  • Leadership and governance
  • Research monitoring and data


  • Food environment
  • Food supply chain
  • Consumer knowledge
  • Nutrition care services


  • Undernutrition
  • Diet
  • Obesity and diet-related NCDs
  • Food and nutrition security

N4G themes covered by goals

  • Food
  • Health
  • Resilience
  • Data
  • Financing

Total funding and costs across all goals

Funders Government of the Republic of Namibia
Funding mechanism Public
Cost secured Fully secured
Total costs estimated Yes, and the amount publicly disclosed
Currency (NAD) - Namibian dollar
Cost amount 21,113,285.0
$USD equivalent 1,283,482.371 (World Bank average exchange rate for 2021)

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