Overview

WASH in schools programme improves access to water and sanitation and promotes improved hygiene behaviors for positive impacts on health and development. as a means of improving the health of children and contributing to a clean and healthy learning environment.

News and Stories

Over
1 million
school children and teaching fraternity benefit from WASH interventions
Over
300
health clubs established in schools

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Donors and partners

The success of the programme is a result of children and parents who are WASH champions and carry good practice back home to the households. UN-Habitat identifies school project team and health club patrons who are trained, they participate in every aspect of the project and empowered for the sustainability of the project.

Partners
Royal Kingdom of Thailand
County Government of Kakamega

Our Experts

Pireh Otieno
Water and Sanitation unit, Urban Basic Services
Urban Practices Branch, Global Solutions Division