Awareness Program to Government School Children
Statement by Dr. Rtn Sameer Hariani., District Governor 2019-20, Rotary District 3190 :
Rotary District 3190, has 145 clubs with nearly 6000 professionals as members, working in 7 revenue districts of Karnataka & 1 districts of Andhra Pradesh.
Under Health program this Rotary year district has the unique distinction of taking up communities where our clubs are located.
We have taken up development of nearly 250 schools, providing support for their infrastructure – like constructing school rooms; gender specific toilets; wash stations; drinking water facility etc.
Statement by Rtn Nagendra K.S., Past District Governor, Rotary District 3190 :
In continuation of the WASH program of UNICEF, RI District 3190, has come up with a concept to take up huge awareness drive or rally to educate the children on the aspects of personal hygiene and thus help improve their general health; attendance & improved results.
In this program members of Rotary and Inner Wheel, Rotaract Clubs of will reach out to nearly 800 Government Schools and provide a predesigned awareness program on Hand Wash, Personal Hygiene and Cleanliness, including menstrual hygiene management. This program will provide a positive behavioural change amongst children.
Trained Rotary and other Volunteers will reach out to about 800 to 1000, Bangalore Urban, Rural, and other District, Government Schools on the 6th and 7th of January 2019. The program will reach out to nearly 1.5 lakh children and provide them awareness on necessary Hygiene matters. For the awareness drive to be effective and impactful, each school is being provided with a `Hand Wash and Awareness Kit’.
Statement by Mr. ., General Manager, Wellness Division at The Himalaya Drug Company
“Himalaya is excited to be launching the hand hygiene awareness campaign in schools by associating with The Rotary Club. This is aligned to Himalaya’s vision to make herbal wellness a part of every home.’’
He further added. “There are several diseases that get transmitted through unhygienic hands. That’s why children should be educated about hand hygiene at an early age. The PureHands range is Himalaya’s offering to make hand hygiene an integral part of every student’s daily routine.
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