The outbreak of COVID19 which highlighted the disparities in basic water sanitation & hygiene and how it affected the communities in which we operate in let us look at how we can address this problem as it had a negative impact especially on the girl child.
WASH 4Sport program uses sport as a vehicle to effect hygiene behaviour change, connecting and empowering women and girls in marginalized communities in and changing lives for the better.
The solution to this that through partners such as Coaches Across Continents(USA) & WASH UNITED (GER) we use sport based interactive games especially using football that use the power of play and fun to educate children and change behaviour around difficult issues of sanitation and hygiene.
Menstrual Hygiene and Management
- Activities and fun games for girls and boys
- Empowering participants to break the silence around the “taboo”
- Reusable Sanitary Pad Workshop
Menstrual Hygiene Day
On the 28th May each year Football Without Borders celebrates Mensturation Hygiene Day in which the following core elements are involved”
Open platform using sport to drive advocacy around on a neglected issue
Raise awareness in communities and create a united voice on the issues related to sanitary hygiene health and how it affects the girl child
Events such as sports and arts festivals are used through interaction with social media campaigns to create awareness across NGOS, social business, community organisations and activitsts