Ganga Social Foundation worked on Wash with school kids in Bhiwadi and Alwar. 4 Schools were covered through the intervention to aware children about water sanitation and hygiene and its importance in their lives.

Facts about the problem

Nearly 22 million school days are lost each year due to the common cold?

2.2 million Cases of the common cold affect children under 17 years of age each year?

Children have about 6-10 colds a year?

Adults average 2-4 colds a year?

Some viruses and bacteria can live from 20 minutes up to 2 hours or more on surfaces.

Sessions were conducted with children and adolescent girls and following topics were covered in these sessions :-

The children were informed about the importance of proper hand washing and were taught steps to do the same. Visual media was used to aid the process of information exchange.

Good hygiene practices needed to live quality life

Sessions were conducted with adolescent girls on Menstrual Hygiene and covered following topics

What is menstruation?

Imparting scientific facts about menstruation, physiology of menstruation

Dispel Myth and conceptions about menstruation

Facts about ill management of menstruation and impact on reproductive health

What is Menstrual Hygiene, consequences of poor hygiene, scenario in India.

How to use and dispose of Sanitary Napkins

Question-Answer Session

How to make and use sterilized Sanitary Napkin.

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