Water Education Program at St. Xavier College
By: Dibit Aryal
School Water Awareness Program was organized in St. Xavier College with the support of students group, Partners In Education (PIE) in the college premises on 21st March, 2011 on the occassion of World Water Week-2011.
Around 40 participants took part and most of them were students of school level where as few were the students of social work studying in the same college.
The first part was focused on the water and safe water, Sources of water contamination, purification of water, different techniques to purify water, etc. which was led by Ms. Kamala KC, “paschim paaila”. The students got sensitized about the water borne diseases, how to be safe from it and the process of purification of water.
The second part of the program was about the hand washing techniques was demonstrated by
Merina Shakya, “paschim paaila”.
At last, the awareness song was sung by all the participants.