About WASH in Schools

This page provides background information on the WASH in Schools web site, the WASH in Schools Partnership, and how to join; and who to contact for more information.



About the Web Site

The WASH in schools web site was started as a joint initiative of IRC and UNICEF and is now hosted by IRC with support from CARE USA. It serves as a discussion forum and an information exchange platform for sector professionals working in the field of WASH in Schools. The web site also aims to provide the opportunity for WASH in Schools Partnership members to share information on their events and programme activities linked to the Call to Action Campaign -which started in 2010- or beyond.

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List of organisations working on WASH in Schools issues

Selection of web sites of other organisations working on WASH in Schools issues.

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Contact us

You can contact us at this address, or by filling in the contact form:

P.O. Box 82327
2508 EH The Hague
The Netherlands
Phone: +31 70 3044000
Fax: +31 70 3044044
E-mail: info@ircwash.org

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WaSH in Schools benefit 18,335 children in Southern Philippines

The City Government of Zamboanga through its WaSH in Schools Technical Working Group supported by UNICEF Philippines have introduced the WaSH in Schools program to 8 elementary schools with a combined population of 18,335. After training more than 700 public school teachers in Zamboanga City in November 2015, the City is now implementing the WaSH in Schools, a program which introduces three major interventions namely daily group toothbrushing, daily group handwashing with soap and twice a year deworming in schools.

WaSH in Schools benefit 18,335 children in Southern Philippines