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World Vision celebrates Global Handwashing Day 2017 in Kenya

November 5, 2017

World Vision celebrated Global Handwashing Day on Monday the 16th of October at Isinya Primary School in Kajiado County.

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World Vision celebrates Global Handwashing Day 2017 in Afghanistan

October 30, 2017

Originally published on World Vision Afghanistan website. World Vision Afghanistan in partnership with the Education Departments of Badghis and Herat Province celebrated Global Handwashing 2017. More than 1,500 school age children participated in the event and learned about importance of hand washing and also personal […]

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Our Hands, Our Future – Let’s invest more

October 13, 2017

By Wanjiku Kuria, Technical Specialist – Sanitation & Hygiene, World Vision Kenya; originally published 13 October 2017 by World Vision. Diarrhoea alone kills nearly 2 million people worldwide each year, of which 1.5 million are children. Nearly 90 per cent of diarrhoea is attributed to […]

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Catch them young: Three challenges to the WASH sector to accelerate handwashing

October 12, 2017

By Dr. Fungai Makoni, WASH Regional Programme Director, World Vision East Africa Region; originally a published 5 October 2017 by World Vision International.  When my daughters were doing their first grade in Harare, Zimbabwe, I went to their schools while I was working for the Institute […]

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Lessons from children: What a 4-year-old reminded me about handwashing

October 11, 2017

By Precious Sancho, Senior Technical Advisor, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, World Vision US. Originally published by World Vision International on 4 October 2017. Little Blessing is truly my blessing! Her smile lights up the room and you can’t help laughing at her hyper child-like innocence. Blessing and her […]

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Sherifa: A shining star for WASH

October 10, 2017

By Joseline N. Annan and Cynthia Fosuah, WV Ghana. Originally published by World Vision International on October 4, 2017. Sherifa is a nine-year-old girl living in a community called Dingoni, in Ghana. This fun-loving girl, only child to her parents, has become a champion for change in her […]

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A future without handwashing

October 9, 2017

By Dr. Emmanuel Opong, Regional Director, WASH and Capacity Building, World Vision International. Originally published by World Vision International on October 4, 2017. What if no one ever washed their hands? Ever. Again. (And, yes, this includes no hand sanitizer) How long would we expect […]

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World Vision & Sesame Workshop will host a Global Handwashing Day webinar on October 11

October 5, 2017

Join World Vision and their partners at Sesame Workshop on October 11 for a Global Handwashing Day webinar to learn about the WASHUp! programme, a school-based program using learning and teaching materials to educate children and families about positive health behaviors related to WASH. Learn more and register […]

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World Vision, UNICEF, and Caritas support the Namwala District Council to celebrate in Zambia

November 8, 2016

The Namwala District Council held a school-based celebration, which was organised by the District Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Education (D-WASHE) Committee and supported by World Vision, UNICEF, and Caritas. 789 people, including government heads, pupils, teachers, and community members celebrated by installing 68 tippy taps around the Itapa […]

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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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