Our Approach and Strategy

  1. WASH in Schools Approach

Our main Approach for WASH in Schools is designed to improve the effectiveness of hygiene behaviour change programmes for children approach to education, which promotes safe, enabling, healthy and protective, sustainable and supportive learning environment.

Key characteristics of our WASH in Schools Approach

Daily routines to promote healthy habits
• Daily supervised group hand washing with soap, normally before the school meal
• Daily supervised cleaning of toilets, and provision of soap and water (at least one functional toilet for girls and one for boys); no open defecation
• Daily supervised use of drinking-water by all children
Incremental improvements
• Hygiene education and facilities to promote hand washing with soap after toilet use
• Improved sanitation facilities, plus facilities and education for menstrual hygiene management
• Low-cost point-of-use water treatment introduced in schools