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Members of the child cabinet of Alasuli Gurachand primary school clean the boys toilets. ..Alasuli Gurachand primary school provides an education for 92 students in Grade 1-4. The school has separate girls and boys toilets. There is a handwashing corner with running water. The school boasts a pump attached to a swing on which children can play. Twelve students are members of a children's cabinet at the school. The cabinet aims to encourage child involvement in the maintenance and the cleaning of the school's water and sanitation facilities. The cabinet promote personal hygiene and encourage child to child and child to parent interaction on hygiene. The children's cabinet was an idea first promoted by UNICEF and now adopted by the West Bengal government. UNICEF supports school sanitation and hygiene education in 670 schools in Purbamedinipur district by training teachers, the monitoring of facilities, providing learning material on hygiene and the training of masons who construct latrines for use in schools...Photo: Tom Pietrasik.Alasuli village, Purbamedinipur district, West Bengal. India.October 26th 2009
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Members of the child cabinet of Alasuli Gurachand primary school clean the boys toilets. ..Alasuli Gurachand primary school provides an education for 92 students in Grade 1-4. The school has separate girls and boys toilets. There is a handwashing corner with running water. The school boasts a pump attached to a swing on which children can play. Twelve students are members of a children's cabinet at the school. The cabinet aims to encourage child involvement in the maintenance and the cleaning of the school's water and sanitation facilities. The cabinet promote personal hygiene and encourage child to child and child to parent interaction on hygiene. The children's cabinet was an idea first promoted by UNICEF and now adopted by the West Bengal government. UNICEF supports school sanitation and hygiene education in 670 schools in Purbamedinipur district by training teachers, the monitoring of facilities, providing learning material on hygiene and the training of masons who construct latrines for use in schools...Photo: Tom Pietrasik.Alasuli village, Purbamedinipur district, West Bengal. India.October 26th 2009