Global materials

Multi-country studies and examples.



Getting School WASH Right - forum report

08 Mar 12

“Getting school WASH right is not so much about math (counting beneficiaries), but more about the ABCs:  Aligning with national priorities, documenting and using Best practices, and Coordination with governments, other players, other sectors and with community-based efforts.”

“If you want a sustainable program, try always to embed your program . . . in programs that are already a priority of the government of the country.”

Two quotes from the report on Getting School WASH Right which indicate that there is an urgent need for coordination across sectors, among NGOs and with governments.

School WASH Forum Report - Dec '11.pdf (1.9 MB)

School water programs work; handwashing with soap remains a big problem

29 Mar 07

Case study, describing these two key findings from an international assessment study of the School Sanitation and Hygiene Education (SSHE) country pilot study, involving local partners from 6 countries.

6-country sustainability study final SSHE case studies (2)_WEB.pdf (164.5 kB)

Scaling up WASH in schools

29 Mar 07

Describes the challenges in scaling up the hardware side (construction) and the software side, including institutional commitment and capacity development.

scaling up final SSHE case studies_WEB.pdf (168.5 kB)

Indicators for WASH in schools

29 Mar 07

Examples of key indicators for WASH in schools are shown in three lists. The examples may be useful for the reader to compare with his or her own situation and own list of indicators for WASH in schools.

indicators final SSHE case study_WEB.pdf (39.3 kB)

Children’s health clubs in schools; opportunities and risks

29 Mar 07

Many school programs for water, sanitation and hygiene have organized special children’s groups. This paper discusses some of the benefits and risks of these school groups.

school health clubs final SSHE case study_WEB.pdf (345.8 kB)

WWF-Mexico: Scaling up Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Education for Schools

13 Apr 06

Scaling up Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Education in schools was a joint session conducted by CCHR India and UNICEF during World Water Forum, March 2006, Mexico. Experiences on school water, sanitation and hygiene education from different geographical areas especially Africa and Asia were presented. Partnerships and commitments for scaling up water, sanitation and hygiene education in schools were highlighted during the session. Scaling up school water, sanitation and hygiene education with quality requires careful and consistent management of the processes of change.

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Video

Hygiene: a crucial piece of the puzzle for the impact of WASH

In this podcast, experts talk about hygiene promotion, handwashing and behaviour change, highlighting an experience in Bhutan.

Hygiene: a crucial piece of the puzzle for the impact of WASH