As a subject for poetry, it might seem obscure,
but when it comes to beating diarrhoea
it can help with the cure
Ok, so you won’t see those lines published in a decent anthology of poems anytime soon, but poetry is being used in the Central African Republic (CAR) to help kids understand the value of handwashing when it comes to reducing illness.
Tearfund is working at five schools in Boda to promote better hygiene and sanitation standards.
Cyriaque Harelimana, Tearfund’s Country Director for CAR, said, ‘School-based hygiene promotion is very worthwhile for the health of a community, as an entire classroom with clean hands can effectively stop the spread of disease in its tracks.’