School Sanitation Facilities: This school had no sanitation facilities available for student or teacher use. One student with physical disabilities was recorded as being enrolled in this school. Despite the sanitation situation of this school, the school compound was observed to be clean and free of rubbish or feces.
School Handwashing Facilities: There were no handwashing stations present on the school compound.
Common illnesses: Cholera, cough or difficulty breathing, diarrhea, flu, scabies/skin disease, dengue, and fevers were all cited as common illnesses for the children. The student’s poor health was cited as a cause of decrease in school enrollment.
School WASH Support: This school did have an active School Support Committee, but this committee did not have a role in supporting WASH. This school has not had any training in hygiene and sanitation in the past and currently does not have a teacher responsible for teaching WASH concepts. The parents of this school are supportive of the school’s development.
H2O for Life is not a WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) project implementer. We have partnerships with non-governmental organizations (NGOs) implementing WASH in Schools projects around the world. Our NGO partners match funds needed for each school project. We also have a generous donor that provides us with an interest-free loan that, along with matching funds, allows for many projects to be started or possibly even completed before total funds have been raised. In rare situations we reserve the right to reallocate funds to alternate project(s).
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