Clean-up/Awareness Campaign at Pathivara
A clean-up Campaign was organized by Pathivara Nawa yuwa Club with support of Paschim Paaila at Pathivara tole on 11th May 15, 2013 Saturday. There was huge participation of local youths, children, community people and team of Paschim Paaila in the program. The program was conducted in Pathivara community to raise awareness regarding proper Sanitation and Hygiene in the community.
The reason behind selecting Pathivara as our campaign site was based on present scenario of Pathivara. In that community present sanitation status was observed, it was not satisfactory. Community was facing water related diseases in recent days. Overall objective of this campaign was to improve the existing situation and also to promote bio-sand filter in the community for safe drinking water supply.
As a part of campaign there was a meeting prior the event with Pathivara Nawa Yuwa Club. The program started from 7:30 am, all the youths were ready with brooms and sack to collect the waste in their community. There was also good participation from nursing students of Om Institute of Health Science. The team visited door to door as well to collect the waste and aware the community people about the importance of proper maintained sanitation and hygiene in their surroundings.
The program was conducted for about 3 hour which was very much effective. After the conduction of Cleanup program there was also sharing about the progress and further plans for construction of Community Bio-sand Filter. After the clean-up program the youths were so motivated that they further planned to clean Dhobi Khola which is situated in Pathivara Community. Thus the Clean-up/Awareness went very much effective with strong community participation.