Hand Washing for Hygiene Awareness

To increase the responsiveness of villagers to hygiene and sanitation, HFH Cambodia Community Organizers and WatSan Specialist worked together to run a three-day Hand Washing Campaign entitled “Clean Communities and Healthy Families” forpeople living in the outskirts of Phnom Penh – Trapaing Anhchanh, Toul Rokar Kosh, Anlong Thmei communities from 18 to 20 July. A total of 300 villagers including local authorities and especially children received sanitation and hygiene education through role playing and hand washing demonstrations. The villagers also took the opportunity to clean-up and clear stagnant waters and garbage within their area.

Through this exercise villagers are reminded that health is wealth and about their responsibility towards themselves and their respective communities.

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