Brief Description: Installation of 13 bore holes with pressure pump in schools for returnee children’s ; Construction of 13 Hand washing stations; Construction of 13 twin pour flush latrines
Geographical Area of Interventions: Khyber Agency
Project Duration: 6 Months
Project Time: 5th August, 2015 – 4th February 2016
Donor: UNOCHA through NCA
In order to provide life saving WASH support for returnee school children in Bara Khyber Agency, PADO with the support of PHPF initiated WASH project in 13 schools to cope up with urgent WASH needs of children. During the reporting period, a number of activities covering water, sanitation and hygiene were implemented; this helped the school children to have improved access to clean drinking water and sanitation facilities. Moreover they were educated on how good hygienic practices will help them to remain healthy.
During the reporting time period PADO conducted orientation & capacity building sessions for project staff on CHAST approach, activity guidelines and Complaint Response Management (CRM) for smooth execution of the project modalities. In 13 schools, 13 water bore holes with washing station were constructed and water tanks were installed, while 13 twine latrines were constructed for school children in compliance with SPHERE standards to have improved access to sanitation facilities. Hygiene promoters conducted 132 No health and hygiene sessions using CHAST approach with 2,955 participants (1630 girls 55.17%, 1325 boys 44.83%) to reduce health hazards faced by returnee children. 3,300 basic care hygiene kits were distributed against the set target of 3,300. PADO also celebrated global Hand Washing Day in Oct 2015; Seminar, Education Walk, Quiz Competition and banners with hygiene messages was part of the event.