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.
“Water is an inevitable factor for our daily life’s activities. We drink. We bath. We cook. We Plant. We cannot live without water.”
Mr. Prasittiporn Wetprasit, Former Ambassador of Thailand to the Kenya and Permanent Representative of Thailand to UN-Habitat
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.