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Global Handwashing Day Celebrations by RDP in Nowshera District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa , Pakistan

Location: Nowshera District, Khyber, Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Participants: 300
Organizations:
 RDP

RDP is a Pakistani National NGO and is working for the socio-economic well-being of the most vulnerable segments of the society. RDP celebrated the Global Handwashing Day with children in the government schools in Nowshera District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

The event was organized in collaboration with the school administration and the Village Disaster Management Committees. The children were oriented about the importance of handwashing, the critical timing for washing hands and the method for proper handwashing. They were provided with the IEC material that was produced in partnership with OXFAM Novib. The event has also marked the initiation of a two months long community led health and hygiene promotion campaign that will focus on safe drinking water, use of latrines, solid and liquid waste management and personal hygiene.

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