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. At intervals various organisations use this platform to promote their WASH in schools project documents among them CARE USA and Simavi. It serves as a discussion forum and an information exchange platform for sector professionals working in the field of WASH in Schools.

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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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Keeping Ugandan girls in school - fundraiser

Support the  IRC fundraiser to raise € 10,000  to ensure that 1,500 people in Uganda get sustainable access to safe water. And that the distance girls in the community have to walk to collect water will be reduced so that they can spend more time in school.

Every day, in Uganda, girls have to walk more than a kilometre carrying 20 litre containers of water on their heads. That means they miss out on school. On Sunday 12 March: IRC staff, family and friends will run The Hague's City Pier City to help change this situation. Sponsor our runners and support us in keeping the girls of Uganda in school.

Keeping Ugandan girls in school - fundraiser