Sanitation, Water, Hygiene and Menstrual hygiene Education in Schools

Msabi sanitation is currently conducting baseline survey among schools which it intends to provide education and sensitizations on water sanitation and hygiene. This education programme will go hand in hand with formation of School WASH clubs. This data collection includes schools that will be used as controls schools, later comparisons will be done to evaluate the impact of this education programme among the intervened schools.

Figure 1: Students at Kiberege primary school with smile on their face soon after the school latrine hardware evaluation.

Methodology used for data collection includes questionnaires, focus group discussion which includes tape recording and observations, the respondents includes Teacher and students.

Figure 2: A group of 16 students from different classes gathered ready for focus group discussion. (This picture was taken at Kiberege Primary school.)


Figure 3: Students at Kiberege being divided into small groups for discussions on issues related to WASH.

Objectives of the school WASH clubs                                                                                                     
The main objective of establishing WASH clubs is to nurture the quick learning ability of school children, to raise their knowledge and skills in water, hygiene and sanitation and support them in changing condition in their schools, as well as become a catalyst of change in total behaviour towards hygiene and sanitation practices in their communities.

Figure 4: Students participating on school latrine-Hardware evaluation at Kiberege primary school

Figure 5: Girls student who participated on focus group discussion (this picture was taken at Nanenane primary school-Kiberege village).