WASH

The brackish water retrieved from the few deep wells scattered across the Azawak sits in containers shared with animals. Since there is extremely limited health care and education in the region, people may not understand the basic sanitation guideline that sharing water with livestock could lead to disease. They also do not know that the contaminated water can make them sick. Once we build a borehole in a community, we conduct WASH (water, hygiene, and sanitation) education programs, to teach children and adults alike about proper hygiene and sanitation. We also build latrines to improve the overall cleanliness of the community.

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