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In Rwamagana, children are agents of change for hygiene promotion
September 2016 – Emmelyne is four years old and attends the Early Childhood Development and Family (ECD&F) centre in Ntunga Village in Rwamagana District, Eastern Province.

“My children get enough clean water for food, drinking, and washing”
18 May 2016 – “Now my children get clean water for food, drinking, and washing. Before we didn’t have enough water and had to use it only for cooking. Now we have enough water for all, and hygiene in my house has improved,” said Etienne Nishimwe.

Thousands of people receive the message of hand washing with soap during the 7th Global Hand washing Day celebrations in Rwanda
15 October 2014 - More than four thousand people gathered in Nyabihu District, Western Rwanda to celebrate the Global Hand washing Day for the 4th time as the world celebrated its seventh anniversary.

Families applause efforts from Government of Japan and UNICEF in Kigeme Refugee camp
30 October 2013: “I didn't have my own jerry can, so I had to borrow from my neighbours. But now I have my own!” Jeannette, mother of 2 children smiles during the hygiene kit distribution today in Kigeme.

Water Filters Improve Lives
March 2012: Niyigena Yolande is a 30-year-old head teacher at a school in Musanze District in the north-western part of Rwanda. Together with 46 other teachers, she is one of the first users of a ceramic water filter.

Improving Access to Education for Rwanda’s children
July 2011: All over Rwanda pupils are benefitting from improved health and hygiene facilities in their schools to ensure that fewer of them drop out.



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