WASH team, SSSD, Al-Zahera Damascus conducted an event in the Thalassemia Center about teeth care targeting 68 children, Thalassemia patients. The event included: a question-answer contest about teeth care, a dance, games, drawing and painting, and displaying an awareness raising video about teeth care.
On the occasion of the World Handwashing Day, the SSSD WASH team at al-Hameh, Rural Damascus, carried out an activity on hand hygiene entitled the Hygiene Train, which targeted a primary school. The event included various “stations,” each of which teaches the children the proper way and times of handwashing.
The SSSD WASH team of al-Hameh CC, Rural Damascus, effectuated a visit to a primary school in the district. It was agreed with the administration to organize a Cleanest Classroom competition among the school classrooms. The students would clean up their classrooms and care too about the cleanliness of their clothes and bodies for a whole week. The prize consisted in a recreational activity that included games, dancing and singing with cartoon characters.
The WASH project aims at maintaining the functionality of water and sanitation infrastructure and ensuring safe and dignified access to these facilities through rehabilitation, installation and maintenance work, as well as raising awareness about hygiene issues through hygiene promotion activities and regular cleaning campaigns.