School Health and Hygiene for Mayan Children


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Outbreak Of Cholera In School

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of outbreak of cholera in school There was an out break of cholera in Liranda Girls High school in the year 2010.This was due to poor sanitation in our school.There were only a few pit latrines but many students. Mr Wekesa who was the principal of the institution intervened in and actually we got the solution.The first solution was to built more units(toilets) secondly the cooks were told to practice good hygiene while in the kitchen. From that on wards, we have not been attacked by any water bonme disease. There is good hygiene at school.Now,liranda has healthy students who practice hygiene conditions. Read more.
Related to project keywords: good hygiene, school year, disease, healthy, conditions

Water And Sanitation From Lang'ata C.d.f

By a male, under 16 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of WATER AND SANITATION FROM LANG'ATA C.D.F In our village people and neighbours had a problem of water and toilet, the organization of Langata CDF helped in making toilets, and on the same spot they also provided water for the community. With bathrooms for the people. This has reduced the number of youths who hang around the community to have places for their leisure, and also have self employment. The toilets they are washed after every five hours, this is to ensure that there is no diseases and viruses causing diseases such as malaria,Typhoid, bilhazia and other more. In this my parents, my family and friends have been to achieve their goals. Read more.
Related to project keywords: bathrooms, toilets, water sanitation, five, toilet
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Project Leader

Rosemary Trent

Executive Director
Washington, DC Guatemala

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Map of School Health and Hygiene for Mayan Children