RSF Dhaka Project celebrated “Global Hand Washing Day” today on 15th October 2012 with Save the Children and Nari Maitree at school. At 10:30 AM the program began showing Hand Washing cartoon of “Meena” by Unicef. Hand washing with soap is the single most effective way to prevent diarrhea and acute respiratory infections (ARI).
At 11 AM 100 students learned the techniques of hand washing and washed their hands. This technique has been developed by the World Health Organization and every one around the world washes hands in this way. This technique removes all dirt, bacteria from hands, fingers, finger nails, and wrist.
At 11:45 AM Students participated in a 2 Km long rally with the guests from Save the Children and Nari Maitree.The Rally started from RSF Dhaka Project School, passed Kazi Bari Moore upto Chairman Bari and returned to School again.
People passing through the street were also taught the techniques hand washing with soap.
At 2:30 PM Parents were also taught the techniques hand washing with soap.