Global Handwashing Day is an annual global advocacy day dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding about the importance of handwashing with soap as an easy, effective, and affordable way to prevent diseases and save lives.
FCAB organized a rally and discussion on handwashing with soap to raise awareness among villagers on global handwashing day. The main focus of the event was to make handwashing with soap a habit for the children. Hundreds of school children and their guardians participated in the rally. They marched in the village road and raised some slogans to aware villagers about handwashing. A handwashing station were made with tippy tapes which is locally available and sustainable. Volunteers helped little children to wash their hands using the tippy tapes. Every school students who took part in handwashing received a gift (bar soap) from FCAB.
Public Health Engineer of Sirajganj, MrTabibur Rahman Talukdar talked about the global handwashing day and the importance of handwashing with soap. Country Director of FCAB, Moushumi M. Khan thanked every individual involved to make the event a successful one. She requested the villagers to support the initiatives of FCAB in future.