ADRA India as part of the project Dettol Banega Swachh India completed the training of teachers on hygiene in 178 government schools in 4 blocks of Varanasi, and started the training in the 22 private schools. The first training in the private schools was actually part of their summer camp. The staff reached also to the students from 1 to 5 and talked to them about the importance of the hand washing and hygiene.
On the occasion of “World Health Day” i.e. on 07 April 2016, One day Training of Teachers was organised by ADRA India under the project Dettol-Banega Swachh India. The theme for this training programme was “Hygiene Education in Primary Schools” which involved 50 teachers of 25 schools of Kashi Vidyapeeth Block, Varanasi. As part of the Dettol –Banega Swachh India(BSI) campaign which is aimed at bringing behavioural change on hygiene among various stakeholders and is being supported by RB India. In starting of project will cover 500 primary schools in 3 districts of Uttar Pradesh viz, Varanasi (200), Etawah (100), Kannauj (100) and 1 district of Bihar viz, Bhagalpur (100).
Moni Kisu who is 45 years old is living with her family in Koraibari village and she and her husband do manual labour to feed their family. Water has been an issue in Koraibari for a long time and earlier people used to collect water from river coming down from Bhutan however the water has been polluted with all industrial waste thrown into the river
“I received Rs.6800/- and bought grocery and household consumption items for my shop, and still I could save Rs.1000/- from that. I usually save Rs.500/- after the monthly expenses but this time It was more thanks to the support I received from ADRA…” Rubusi said when we talked to her about the help she received. She has one daughter who is 10 years old and lost her husband 3 years back in 2012. He felt sick suddenly one day and died after it was found that he had dysentery.