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:
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
- 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
- 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