1.5 million school age children die of diarrhea each year. Many of these cases can be prevented by better hygiene.
WASH League is an effective and fun way to encourage students to wash their hands regularly with soap, with nominal water usage and peer assistance.
When children wash their hands with soap they live healthier lives, which in turn allows them to succeed in school and actively participate in their community. Hand-washing with soap helps reduce the transmission of parasites and bacteria.
This sustainable program gets students excited about washing their hands through the use of a fun (entertaining, enjoyable) soccer incentive. By getting students to wash their hands with soap at young age, they develop a habit that they will maintain throughout their adult lives.