Moses Mumba

Location

Samfya
Participants: 
1 200

The 2012 GHWD in Ninge zone, 50km south of Samfya District in northern Zambia, WaterAid in Zambia operational district was hosted by DAPP and Samfya District Council, WaterAid to local partners. The event commemorated under the theme, ‘Clean hands, Save lives’ was graced by the District Commissioner- the head district government- Mr Royd Chakaba who was flanked by the District Education Officer and the Area Councilor. Other senior government officials who attended came from the departments of health, community developmemnt and information. The local chief Chitembo was also in attendance. WaterAid in Zambia staffs and those of its two partner. Key activities: Symbolic hand washing by GOH and all participants, life testimonies of hygiene parenting by mothers whose childen had attained 5 years, quiz of children who celebrated 5th birthday in 2012, hygiene quiz for participants, debate & poems on hygiene topics by 4 competing schools, village inspections, football match by 4 competing villages featuring both male and female players, football match by 2 competing schools, award of hygiene hampers to 6 village headmen (hygiene champions) who led their subjects to adopt 100% hygiene facilities (improved latrines, hand washing facilities, refuse pits, dish racks, bath shelters)

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