S4M is a global, multi-donor program with the objective to improve access to safely managed sanitation and hygiene, especially in countries hosting high numbers of refugees. Implemented by the GIZ and currently funded by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary and ourselves. Initial interventions are implemented in schools, public and religious institutions and health care facilities in Pakistan, Jordan and Uganda, with special attention given to the needs of women and girls and other vulnerable groups. At least 200,000 people are expected to have an improved access to sanitation and hygiene services in this phase. This multi-donor partnership is designed specifically to enable other funders to join and expand impact to other countries in Asia and Africa.