Health, Sanitation and Awareness

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Health, Sanitation and Awareness2019-05-29T09:49:12+00:00

World Toilet Day 2018

SIPRADI celebrated the day with awareness programs at six different schools regarding the importance of toilets and sustainable utilizations by users.

Key Achievements

• Dissemination of sanitation massage and knowledge on the importance of use toilets to 497 students and 69 faculty members.
• 32 Students took part in street drama program and 40 students took part in speech competition on the theme “Toilets and Nature”.
• Screening of documentary and animation films showing effective usage of toilet for defecation.
• Toilet cleanliness program with local child health clubs.
• Commitment to avoid open field defecation practice by partakers.

International Yoga Day

SIPRADI celebrated the occasion with yoga program at various branches across Nepal on 21 June – International Day of Yoga. The program was also utilized as an opportunity to engage with SIPRADI’s stakeholders across major markets.

Achievement

• Yoga program at 9 major cities across Nepal.
• Active participation from more than 1500 stakeholders.

Global Hand Washing Day 2018

SIPRADI celebrated the day with hand washing demonstration, art competition, drama and documentary show for students at six different schools.
SIPRADI was supported by local child clubs at each school to enhance the awareness program.

Key Achievements

• Dissemination of hygiene massage to 607 students and 54 faculty members through a demo of hand washing steps through practical sessions
• Participation by 133 students in drawing competition on the theme “Clean hands –a recipe for Health”.
• Hand washing demo/practical session teaches about effective hand washing through 7 step hand washing method.
• Screening of street drama and animation films showing effective usage of hand washing practice behavior change
• Strengthening of knowledge, skill and attitude of the partakers regarding health and hygiene behavior.

National Children’s Day 2018

National Children’s Day is celebrated each year to promote togetherness and awareness among children across Nepal. SIPRADI celebrated the day with programs at multiple schools mainly focusing to children’s health, rights and capacity development. SIPRADI was supported by local child clubs at each school to enhance the awareness program.

Key Achievements

• 640 students took part in creative and knowledgeable activities towards capacity development.
• Provided information and awareness regarding child rights and child labor to 640 students and 65 school faculty members.

Oral Health Awareness

World Oral Health Day 2018 – Oral health plays a crucial role bolstering an individual to achieve a concept of holistic health. In Nepal, according to National Oral Health Policy, the prevalence rate of the primary problem of dental caries in 5 – 6 years age group is 67%.
The Theme for 2018: “Say Ahh: Think Mouth, Think Health”
The Oral health awareness program was organized by SIPRADI at a government run school in Kathmandu to mark the day.

Activities

• Teeth brushing demo.
• Oral hygiene awareness session.
• Games related to oral health

International Literacy Day 2018

International Literacy Day explores and highlights integrated approaches that can simultaneously support the development of literacy and skills, to ultimately improve student’s life and work and contribute to equitable and sustainable school and societies.
Theme for 2018 – “Literacy and skills development”.
SIPRADI celebrated the day with programs at five different schools mainly focusing on awareness regarding integrated water, sanitation and hygiene practices.

Key Achievements

• Awareness on importance of right to quality education to partakers.
• Strengthening of knowledge, skill and attitude of the 449 students and 51 faculty members partakers regarding integrated water, sanitation and hygiene practices.
• Participation by 140 students in quiz competition and 45 students on speech and singing competitions on various themes relating to water, sanitation and hygiene.

World Environment Day 2018

Deforestation for the settlements is spiking along with unplanned urbanization. The capital of Nepal, Kathmandu ranks 5th in Pollution Index 2017. As more and more trees and forests are recklessly being cleared away each year to give way to the mushrooming of housing settlements and industries, the issue of ecological imbalance is becoming a cause for concern.
SIPRADI is committed towards using sustainable methods that help to protect the environment by initiating an annual tree plantation program in all our branches throughout Nepal.

Key Achievements

• Planted over 200 saplings across all our branches and surrounding areas.
• Encouraged team work among SIPRADI Staffs.
• Active participation of more than 150 SIPRADI staffs.