Meet some of the Form 10 students from the Concrete Foundation School in Cotton Tree, Lieberia. They are about to set out on a Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WaSH) awareness drive in their local community, which they planned with their teachers and our team. Water has always been scarce in Cotton Tree, but recently things become more serious when the last of the functioning wells became contaminated.
In collaboration with our local partner, we recently began a Sanitation and Hygiene programme in Cotton Tree, Liberia. The programme is designed to promote better hygiene standards and tackle communicable diseases. Preventable illness always comes at a cost but for a community struggling to combat poverty, it is often one challenge too many. Without access to affordable healthcare, infant mortality is inexcusably high and productivity is badly affected.
Our team completed an audit of 80 homes, here's what they found