NFSSM Alliance has established key thematic areas as the focus of the collaborative to drive forward sector outcomes by informing policies, generating knowledge, enabling cross-learning, and building key narratives to further the Inclusive Sanitation Agenda. The Alliance operates and fosters collaborative action towards safe and inclusive sanitation through its 4 Taskforces, Steering Committee and the Secretariat.
The Secretariat of the NFSSM Alliance executes the foundational role of supporting and guiding the growth of the Alliance and provides support to achieve sectoral goals. Dasra holds accountability for and responsibility of the Secretariat by carrying out the following functions:
1) Strengthening the Alliance’s institutional structures and operations through financial
management, establishing guidelines and protocols, management and codification of knowledge
2) Enabling collaboration amongst Alliance partners by driving consensus towards collective
sectoral vision of safe and inclusive sanitation, narrative building, knowledge creation and
dissemination amongst relevant stakeholders and building the brand of the Alliance
3) Provides strategic direction in identifying and influencing relevant government policies,
facilitating development of policy recommendations, and building momentum towards sectoral priorities by enabling collaborative action through its Taskforces and members.