News Flash
WinS Review Meeting for Zones 4 & 6A on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at Hotel Orchid, Mumbai. The designated participants- District Governors and District WinS Coordinators.

About - Key Elements of WASH in Schools

  • Upgradation of sanitation facilities in schools including the construction of child friendly separate toilets for boys and girls wherever required and repairs of existing sanitation facilities.
  • Sufficient group handwashing facilities with soap for students wherein groups of 10-12 students can wash hands at the same time.
  • Child friendly Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) facilities including private space for changing and disposal of menstrual waste.
  • Daily provision of child-friendly and sustainable safe drinking water and adequate water for handwashing.
  • Provision for regular supply of cleaning materials & consumables to ensure that the WASH facilities are clean and well maintained.
  • Activities and programs for staff & school children to promote the correct use & maintenance of facilities.
  • Behavior Change Communication (BCC) messages integrated in regular curriculum
  • Strengthening of Child Cabinet/ School Management Committee (SMC) to lead WASH initiatives.
  • Training teachers, SMC, Panchayat, Child Cabinet, parents etc. on the importance of WASH, MHM education, effective facilitation, financing, managing and monitoring of WinS program.