School WASH Facilities Operation and Maintenance Guidelines, 2015. USAID/WASHplus Project.
This manual addresses the key O&M tasks necessary to ensure the smooth functioning of school WASHE services and the longevity of related hardware. It covers these key aspects of O&M and includes related tools:
This toolkit was designed to help teachers, school health and nutrition (SHN) coordinators, and other school personnel in Zambian primary schools to carry out MHM programs or activities in their school. It is organized into three sections: basic information about puberty, menstruation, and MHM; a checklist for schools to use to ensure that they have all the elements needed for a good MHM program; interactive games and activities that will engage students to learn about MHM including an activity that shows students how they can make their own pads or sanitary towels.
“Life in rural Zambia is unbearable.” This is the story that is always heard among newly trained teachers who are posted in rural areas. This reaction is due to the perception that rural schools have poor or inadequate water and sanitation facilities.