We target rural schools that cannot provide their students all of the fundamentals of a clean learning environment: access to clean water, separate bathrooms for girls and boys, and handwashing facilities.
As a result, children return home each day with bacteria on their hands and in their bodies. Diarrheal disease, respiratory infections, and “sick days” have been all too common. At the same time, the next generation of community leaders are building the habits and beliefs that they will carry with them into adulthood. Today, handwashing with soap can keep a child in class. Tomorrow, it could save the life of their child.
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Healthy communities depend on the expectations and habits of their leaders. The Water Trust partners with schools to teach a generation to be leaders that keep themselves and their families healthy.