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FAQs

For frequently asked questions related to handwashing in general, please see the main Global Handwashing Partnership page here. For questions not addressed here, contact us.

What is this year’s theme?

The 2021 Global Handwashing Day theme is “Our Future is at Hand – Let’s Move Forward Together.” This year’s theme calls on all of society to work together as we scale up hand hygiene and reminds us that we must work together toward universal access and practice of hand hygiene. Now matter your role, you can celebrate Global Handwashing Day.

Where can I get advice or suggestions of things I can do for Global Handwashing Day?

We are excited that you are interested in celebrating Global Handwashing Day!

If this is your first year celebrating Global Handwashing Day, we recommend these resources:

Can I use the Global Handwashing Day logo?

Yes! The Global Handwashing Day logo can be downloaded here. The logo can only be used in a way that is directly associated with Global Handwashing Day (October 15) and by organizations who are in some way supporting the vision of this day, namely: “to promote a global/local culture of handwashing with soap”. The full guidelines for using the logo are available here.

How can I find others near me who are hosting Global Handwashing Day activities?

One way to find Global Handwashing Day activities near you is to reach out to similar organizations. This can provide an opportunity to collaborate with like-minded organizations. The Global Handwashing Partnership also hosts planning calls leading up to Global Handwashing Day for celebrants to share and connect their efforts. Please subscribe to our mailing list for updates.

How can I fund the activities I want to do for Global Handwashing Day?

While the GHP is unable to provide funding for specific Global Handwashing Day events due to overwhelming global demand, there are many ways to secure funding for Global Handwashing Day activities or materials. Collaborating with other organizations is one way to reduce the cost of events.

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