FRESH project in school
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
Children in Ganjing primary school in Zhong County are learning about the hygiene behaviors in schools and at home in participatory manner. These hygiene behavior flashcards were developed by UNICEF, the purpose is to encourage the schoolchildren to identify the “good, bad and not sure” hygiene behavior actively, in this group discussion process, the schoolchildren can understand a lot of key messages about personal hygiene issues, help them to develop the good personal hygiene habit greatly.
After the group discussion, the children showed their results to the whole class, this process will improve their confidence on open talk to public, will help all the children to formulate a class level action plan to improve the learning environment and personal hygiene.
Children in Ganjing primary school in Zhong County are showing their discussion results about transmission route of sanitation-borne disease. This education method can help them to understand how the faeces go into mouth if you do not have a good hygiene practices, this also help them to consider what they need to do later to cut the transmission route of “faeces-to-mouth” diseases.
Children in Ganjing primary school in Zhong County, after the participatory hygiene education class, each group will develop a slogan to show what they have learnt, and what they will do next.
Children in Baimiao primary school in Zhong County are practicing “6 steps” handwashing before school lunch. This daily supervised group handwashing before lunch was started after new handwashing facilities constructed and health education classes organized, which supported by UNICEF.
Children in Ganjing primary school in Zhong County collect the waste and make the wasteland to vegetable land. They are also learning practical knowledge on how the project is greening the school environment and contributing to reduction of soil erosion.
Children in Ganjing primary school in Zhong County starting the reclamation of wasteland to vegetation land.
Children in Ganjing primary school in Zhong County working in school vegetable land to get rid of weeds.
Children in Ganjing primary school in Zhong County learning how to plant the green pepper.
Children in Ganjing primary school in Zhong County watering the vegetables during the social practice class.
Children in Ganjing school in Zhong County are harvesting the beans, that planted by themselve. These vegetables are used as the supplement to school lunch meals.
Zou Mengyang (left) and Fan Yaoyao, 6th grade students at Xingfeng Primary School, Zhong County, Chongqing, their small essay name as “the change” received the high evaluation from school principal and teachers, especially their views and feelings about the school latrine changes.
Ms. Mu Fei, principal of Yongxi No. 4 primary school in Nayong County, Guizhou, in a WASH in Schools training session for school principals.
Xingfeng primary school, Chongqing : the old latrine (left) feces exposed due to the poor design of flush and sink facility, smelly and flies; modified latrine (right) with water flush, easy to use, no smell, no flies.