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Centre for Water & Environment Development celebrates Global Handwashing Day 2017 in Nigeria

September 7, 2017

Centre for Water and Environment Development will celebrates with Maimuna Gwarzo primary school in Kaduna state, a public school with over 2000 pupils. The event will include drama performances around good handwashing practise, a quiz on handwashing, and games with the children.

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Med-Q Health magazine organises a handwashing day for schools in Lagos state

December 19, 2016

Med-Q Health magazine organized a handwashing day for schools in Lagos state with several schools in attendance. The teachers were also taught how to live a healthy life. 62 people celebrated at this event.

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Hopes and Dreams Initiative celebrates in Nigeria

November 25, 2016

Hopes and Dreams Initiative celebrated in Abuja and Delta State with 8 public schools in the WASH reading rooms, which were created by the initiative. There were about 200 students including parents and guardians. The students did a drama, poems and a hand washing song in their […]

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Medical Women Association of Nigeria conducts two-week radio campaign

November 8, 2016

Ebonyi Chapter of the Medical Women Association of Nigeria held two handwashing events. The first was on October 17 with a phone-in radio program that created awareness among the public. The second was on November 1, when the association visited two primary schools to conduct demonstrative sessions on proper […]

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Federal Ministry of Environment celebrates with 200 students in Lagos

November 8, 2016

The Environmental Health Division of the Federal Ministry of Environment in Lagos organized a daylong sensitization program for 200 students from both primary and secondary schools. The message was passed to the participants in songs, drama talk, and the demonstration of the effective procedure to […]

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Bauchi State Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency and UNICEF celebrate in Nigeria

November 7, 2016

Bauchi State Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency and UNICEF commemorated Global Handwashing Day on the 25th of October. Over 2,000 people participated, with high profile dignitaries, such as the state governor, state commissioners, UNICEF Bauchi Chief of Field Office, the local government council chairmen, members […]

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Jigawa State Rural Water Supply And Sanitation Agency celebrates in northern Nigeria

November 7, 2016

The Jigawa State Rural Water Supply And Sanitation Agency commemorates  Global Handwashing Day in Taura and Malammadori LGAS. The RUWASA reached 5000 people who celebrated in 20 rural communities, including primary schools within the community.     

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Progressive Youth Alliance celebrates Global Handwashing Day 2016 with primary schools in Lagos

October 24, 2016

Progressive Youth Alliance celebrated Global Handwashing Day 2016 with four primary schools in Ebute-Metta in Lagos. 2,000 students and 71 teachers were instructed on proper handwashing practices.       

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New Millennium Foundation organized events at public schools

October 20, 2016

New Millennium Foundation in Enugu Nigeria organized a handwashing event with four public primary schools on the importance of handwashing with soap and donated tap buckets soaps and bowls to the schools.

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Emeralds Missions teaches handwashing to students in Lagos

October 20, 2016

Emeralds Missions in Nigeria celebrated Global Handwashing Day with a handwashing talk and demonstration in three different schools on the 13th and 14th of October. The aim was to teach and encourage young children to make hand washing a habit. The first talk was at Royal international […]

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