Hygiene practice is integral in the development of children. Enliven Mama Africa aims to improve hygiene education and encourage behaviour change to ensure maximum health benefits.
HANDWASH project activities include building hand wash stations in the schools providing containers, soaps and other materials to improve upon hygiene in the schools. The projects educate the children and teachers in school on good hygiene practice and behaviour change towards hygiene. An efficiently and effectively implementation of the handwashing project in school programme will lead to students who (a) are healthier (b) Positively influence hygiene practices in their homes (c)Change their current hygiene behaviour and continue better hygiene practices in the future. Volunteers are involve in the building of handwashing stations and educating the students and teachers on hygiene practices.