Call to Action
A Call to Action for WASH in Schools campaign ( www.unicef.org/wash/schools ) was launched in 2010 calling on decision makers to increase investments and on concerned stakeholders to plan and act in cooperation – so that all children go to a school with child-friendly water, sanitation and hygiene facilities.
Meeting report of the WASH in Schools meeting organised by IRC, UNICEF and WASH in Schools Partners in The Hague, Netherlands, 24th – 25th May 2011. Aim of the meeting being to encourage development partners to work on strategies to follow up the Call to Action for WASH in Schools.
Key challenges and recommendations that came out of the WASH in Schools meeting that was held from 24-25th of May 2011, in The Hague, The Netherlands.
This 2 day meeting aimed to bring together WASH in Schools advocates from various organisations based in Europe (Ministries, UN agencies, Academia, Foundations, and non-governmental organisations) to help development partners’ work on strategies to follow up the Call to Action for WASH in Schools.
The costs of water and sanitation in schools: Bangladesh
A study conducted in 2013 in 117 schools in six sub-districts in Bangladesh has looked into the costing of school facilities. It costs at least US$ 10 per student to construct water and sanitation facilities in schools. And another US$ 1.40 per student per year for all recurrent costs including continuous support for hygiene promotion.
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