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UNICEF, United Nations Children's Fund
This guidebook provides information that every child needs to know about safe water, sanitation and hygiene behaviors that will help them to stay healthy and avoid life-threatening diseases. The guide gives ideas on how to promote and teach good practices in the school and the community. It focuses on six themes, one for each day of the week. Themes include hand washing with soap and safe drinking water. Each theme is accompanied by activities that can be used to teach that theme. This guidebook is intended for teachers or those who work with school children. Flashcards developed for use with this guidebook for Africa are located in the guide. Flashcards for Asia and Latin America can be found at www.unicef.org/wash/schools.