Majengo School Hand-Washing Center
WHY IT'S HAPPENING
In Tanzania, 38% of water points are not functional.
A potential cause for this probelm? Often times, community members aren't involved in the process of designing, building, and maintaining these facilities.
A school hand-washing center created, built, and maintained by students and community members.
14-year-old Asha Mohammed recognized this problem during our Youth Innovation Lab program. We worked with Tanzania Rural Empowerment Organization, who facilitated the YIL in Moshi, to design a model for a handwashing station catered to the needs of the locals plus a larger campaign called "Kuosha mikono ni kwa kila mtu" (hand-washing is for everyone), where youth will promote proper WASH practices to the community. This project was sponsored by a grant from Disney.