Education
 India
Project #21547

Provide hygiene education to village in India

by PLANET WATER FOUNDATION
Vetted

Summary

This project will educate 250 children and caregivers in India, together, on life-saving hygiene practices such as hand washing, bathing, tooth brushing, and clean water collection & storage in efforts to facilitate co-learning and reinforcement of behavior change at home. Rights and responsibilities are central themes - emphasizing the importance of empowering children from a young age to take responsibility for their health and well-being.
$2,500.00
total goal
$2,250.00
remaining
4
donors
1
monthly donor
1
year active

Challenge

Nearly 4,000 children die every day from water related illnesses. Women and children spend hours a day collecting water, further exposing themselves to disease and taking away educational opportunities. This project will provide 250 children and their caregivers in India education on life-saving water-health and hygiene practices.

Solution

Planet Water deploys hygiene education programs alongside our water filtration systems into rural villages across the globe. Our community education program teaches children & caregivers at the same time through hands-on, interactive Water-Health & Hygiene Workshops & Mobile Community Viewing events that include content on germs, hand washing, bathing, tooth brushing, clean water collection & storage, water conservation, & multi-media content created by Sesame Workshop in support of the program.

Long-Term Impact

This project will provide 250 children and their caregivers water-health and hygiene education in a village in India that is located within a 2km radius of where a Planet Water AquaTower has previously been deployed. This will help to alleviate waterborne disease, illness, and death by teaching children and caregivers together in efforts to facilitate co-learning and reinforcement of behavior change at home about life-saving hygiene habits.

Resources

http:/​/​www.planet-water.org
Planet Water website
Planet Water Facebook

Organization Information

PLANET WATER FOUNDATION

Location: Scottsdale, AZ - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.planet-water.org
Project Leader:
KRISTEN STEELE
Scottsdale, AZ United States
$250 raised of $2,500 goal
 
4 donations
$2,250 to go
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