“Let’s learn proper Handwashing”: Paschim Paaila continues to share the message.
With the theme “Help more children reach their 5th birthday”, 5th Global Handwashing Day was celebrated with different activities from 13-15th October, 2012 targeting school students of different places.
Kite flying is taken as one of fun filled activities of great festival Dashain. Especially at the festive seasons most of us ignore hygiene and food safety. In order to aware local people to be conscious and marking Global Handing Washing Day, Paschim Paaila organized Handwashing day special Hiking at Champadevi, Pharping and Change Chet competition at White House Danda, KIrtipur which were the trekking route on 13th October, 2012. Different Handwashing messages and slogans were written at the kite. 15 Youths participated at the hiking program. “This is a great idea to learn, share with such a fun” - said one of the participated hikers.
On the same day, Ms. Merina Shakya, Network Coordinator and Mr. Buddha Bajracharya , Campaign Coordinator of Paschim Paaila shared on WASH issues and Handwashing techniques on “WASH Training” which was organized by Rotaract Club Jawalakhel at Sathi Ko Sath, an orphanage at Hattiban Lalitpur. There were altogether 53 children and the other members of Sathi Ko Sath at the program.
Program was also conducted at Balmandir –Bal Sanrakchyan Griha, Siphal to demonstrate Handwashing technique & its importance and soap were also handed over for the Griha on 14th October, 2012. Similarly, members of Paschim Paaila were involved on the Jhaukhel Drama and school awareness program on 15th October, 2012.