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The County Government of Kiambu celebrates Global Handwashing Day 2017 in Kenya

September 19, 2017

The county government of Kiambu will mobilize the 500 students of Kagwe Urban Primary to practice handwashing.

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Kenya Connect celebrates Global Handwashing Day 2017

September 19, 2017

Kenya Connect is hosting handwashing celebrations at all our 55 partner schools. Our kick-off event is a presentation about handwashing to the 55 Headmasters at the Kenya Connect Learning Resource Center on October 12. We will recap the success of our new liquid soap making […]

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BOSCOVET celebrates Global Handwashing Day 2017

August 8, 2017

Bosongo Community Veterinary & Agricultural Project (BOSCOVET) will celebrate Global Handwashing Day in Masongo Community, Kisii, Kenya, with 600 people that will include children, school teachers, health representatives, community-based organization representatives, and Education of Ministry representatives. Activities will include handwashing demonstrations to instruct attendees on […]

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Grassroots Water Limited celebrates with 1,800 students in Kenya

November 4, 2016

Grassroots Water Limited celebrated with 1,800 students from Nyakach Girls High School. Grassroots Water Limited donated a water tank to be used in handwashing and encouraged the girls to be handwashing campaign ambassadors. More details can be found here:

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SEPRO partners with local schools, organizations, and the government to celebrate Global Handwashing Day

October 31, 2016

On October 15, SEPRO Volunteers Youth Group celebrated Global Handwashing Day with schoolchildren in Homa Bay County on Mfangano Island. The school administration mobilized students and their parents and materials were provided by Population Service Kenya. The Ministry of Public health participated by conducting handwashing […]

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Kenya Connect celebrates with schools in Wamunyu

October 26, 2016

On October 14, Kenya Connect celebrated with schools in Wamunyu. Schools conduct communal handwashing at their respective schools, as well instruction on hand hygiene using materials provided by the Henry the Hand Foundation. About 10,000 children from 55 schools participated.      

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CES Canada celebrates in western Kenya

October 25, 2016

Community Education Services (CES) Canada celebrated Global Handwashing Day at Kimang’eti Girls High School at Malava Sub-County Kakamega County in western Kenya. This celebrated brought together 700 celebrants, including CES Kenya Alumnus; CES Students from Kakamega Muslim SS, Shieywe SS, and other schools; community members, parent councils, […]

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Nakuru County residents makes handwashing a habit

October 21, 2016

Global Handwashing Day was celebrated in seven primary schools in Hyrax. More than 2,800 school pupils, 500 community members, 40 teachers and 100 guests gathered to celebrate the event themed “Make Handwashing a Habit.” The event was planned by the Department of Health of Nakuru County […]

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Sustainable Water & Sanitation in Kenya raises awareness of handwashing with soap

October 20, 2016

Sustainable Water & Sanitation in Kenya raised awareness about the benefits of handwashing with soap by reprinting the Global Handwashing Day 2016 advocacy in the Africa Water, Sanitation & Hygiene magazine.

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Diani Belle Maison teaches 2500 schoolchildren to wash hands in Mombasa, Kenya

October 20, 2016

Diani Belle Maison Ltd in Kenya created impact with a 21 day awareness campaign in Kwale County Mombasa at five different public primary schools. Belle merchants’ and volunteers organized handwashing lessons with 2500 children on October 15 at Mkwakwani primary school in Ukunda Diani south coast. Among […]

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