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Oxfam celebrates with Syrian Refugees

March 12, 2015

Location: Jordan Participants: 300 Organizations: Oxfam GB This event for Syrian refugees included a shadow theater, painting competition, songs, speeches by children, and a drama performed by children about the benefits of handwashing.

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Global Handwashing Day program in Nord Vietnam – Thai Nguyen

March 12, 2015

Location: Thai Nguyen, Vietnam Participants: 12,000 Organizations: pCERWASS & UNICEF Vietnam As part of the water, hygiene and sanitation program in the Thai Nguyen district, the organizations held activities to increase awareness and understanding about the importance of handwashing for school aged children, teenager and adults. To celebrate Global […]

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National Celebration in Bangladesh

March 12, 2015

Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh Participants: 1,200 Organizations: DPHE, BRAC, Save the Children, SAFE, UNICEF, WATER AID, WSSCC The event featured a rally from National Press Club and National Sanitation Month inauguration.

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A Handprint Activity in Pakistan

March 12, 2015

Location: Pakistan Participants: 110 Organizations: CSR Association of Pakistan The participants (80 children and 45 adults) stamped their hand prints with paint onto a canvas handwashing pledge. Once the banner was complete, everyone was shown how to wash the paint from their hands using proper technique. Partners […]

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Handwashing Day 2014 in Tirmasahun, U.P, India

March 12, 2015

Location: India Participants: 5,000 Organization: United for Hope   United for Hope works in rural India in the areas of Water & Sanitation, Clean Energy, Education & Alternative Livelihood. Our vision embraces an environmentally sustainable approach in order to create the basic prerequisites for meeting the demands of dignified […]

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ACTIVEX Global Handwashing Day Celebration 2014

March 12, 2015

Location: Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus Participants: 5,000 Organizer:  ACTIVEX, and the Ministry of Education ACTIVEX in coordination with Ministry of Education celebrated Global Handwashing Day, in primary schools in the rural area of Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. the Ministry of Education coordinated one teacher from each […]

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Clean Hands: Preventing Ebola in Nigeria

March 12, 2015

Location: Nigeria Participants: 2,000 Organizer: International Association of World Peace Advocates The International Association of World Peace Advocates promoted handwashing to fight Ebola.

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Celebration by CLPOA and Avani Mall Howrah

March 12, 2015

Location: Avani Mall Howrah, India Participants: 500 Organization: City Level Programme of Action (CLPOA), Howrah, India Schools in Howrah, India organized a Global Handwashing Day celebration at a local mall staging songs, quiz contests, demonstrations, and puppet shows to promote the importance of handwashing with soap.

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Rountree Roadrunners Choose Healthy Hands

March 12, 2015

Location: United States Participants: 675 Organization: Roundtree Elementary School  Teachers, students and parents at Rountree Elementary receive education on when and how to wash hands as part of our Wellness Wednesday program. School nurse and administrators appear on school-wide video announcements to promote hand washing skills. Parents […]

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Lavons Nos Mains avec Chic Shewa

March 12, 2015

Location: Kinchasa, Congo Participants: 2,000 Organizations: Women Of Africa Katanga, Comité Afro Européen ASBL – IFBV Sensibilisation de la jeunesse des écoles primaires de Lumata (Ecoles de Ubupalo et Lubuto) et écoles primaire de Lubumbashi (Chem Chem, Le Berceau, Le Baron, Maisha). Distribution d’un document à mettre […]

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