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Early Learning Center, Remedial Coaching Center, Additional learning skills for children in need, 100 Girl child Sponsorship.

Geographical area

Village: Gondia, South 2 parganas, Diamond harbor

Target Beneficiaries

Children, adolescent girls and boys and women

No. of Beneficiaries

Approximately 275 children in a day
Drinking water beneficaries approximately 350 people in a day

To improve the health and hygiene practices of students primary and secondary education centre by the construction of sanitation facilities, education and an accountability process which will ensure there continuing use, care and maintenance.

Constructed sanitation with three toilet chambers and septic tank for the 300 children.
Workshop on hygiene behavior of boys and girls were conducted on the below mention areas in presence of a tap, pump or tank.

The appropriateness or the design and accessibility for small children
Condition of the source.
Availability of water for:
Flushing latrines
Anal cleansing
Hand washing
Drinking water
Maintenance arrangements, safe drinking
Safe water handling and storage.
Washing hands after defecation and after handling food.
Children using latrines for defecation.
Children using latrines or urinals for urination.
Regular cleaning of facilities.
Covering food.

Workshop on Sanitation was conducted on need attention:

Presence of latrines and ratio of latrines for boys and girls.
Cleanliness of the latrines and presence of cleaning materials.
Drainage of wastewater.
Garbage disposal.
Accessibility of the latrines for the entire education center children.

Peer group were involved in the workshop on following topics:

Hygiene education is part of the curriculum.
Hygiene education is an examinable topic.
Actual behaviour, knowledge and attitudes form the basis of the hygiene education programme.
Participatory methods were used.
Hygiene education was based on living conditions and daily behaviour.

Assessment methods include discussions with teachers, students, parents and community members, direct observation and participatory exercises such as:

Drawing of maps of the neighbourhood, indicating water sources, latrines, solid waste collection points and possibly indicating areas which constitute a health risk.
Unfinished stories.
Three pile sorting cards (good, bad and not relevant).

Children and women nearby villages have access to safe and arsenic free water.

Reduced numbers of the incidence of sickness and waterborne disease, in adults and children in the community due to wholly preventable waterborne diseases and poor sanitation. This will result in increased productivity and reduction in health related debt burden in few years time.
Improved access of safe access to clean water for the community member’s health and hygiene practices through implementing a community-led model for the construction of safe water and sanitation facilities within Gondia areas.Reduced the incidence of sickness and disease due to poor sanitation practices, Improved hygiene standards, decreased absenteeism, and improved the teaching and learning environment for students and teachers.