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.
“The County Government of Kakamega takes special recognition of the financial support from The Royal Government of Thailand in collaboration with UN-Habitat to address sanitation and hygiene challenges in our schools”
Mrs Ebby Kavai, Minister Education, Kakamega County
Related Sustainable Development Goals
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.