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UNICEF in Bolivia Celebrates Global Handwashing Day

When: October 15 and the two weeks that follow
Organizers: UNICEF, Ministry of Water and Environment, Save the Children, Plan Int. Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation, Sodis, and Sumaj Huasi

Bolivia celebrated the Global Handwashing Day at the national and subnational level. At our main event, we had the Vice Minister of Water and Environment in person teaching the kids the correct way to wash their hands. Events will continue for these next 2 weeks at the subnational level.

For Global Handwashing Day, October 15th, over 500 hygiene kits were handed out, and 100% of schools at La Paz were reached out to with information and invited to perform games and handwashing demonstrations.

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