CWS project conducted a hygiene awareness-raising workshop to 163 people, including students and teachers in Pa U #1 primary school, in a new project commune in Lai Chau. The outcome is that the participants showed improved hygiene and environmental sanitation awareness/ knowledge of; they learned and practiced proper hand washing with soap and clean water.
CWS also continues to conduct series of Community-led total sanitation (CLTS) workshops to four new project communes in Lai Chau and Thai Nguyen for the hygiene promotion. In the workshops people from old project communes came to share experiences and lessons learned of CLTS model and implementation in their communes. The participants planned for CLTS start-up in new communes.
Beside this hygiene promotion activity, 59 sanitary latrines were built and are in use in two new project communes in Thai Nguyen.