“Since we have clean water at school, I don’t get sick often anymore.”

Lack of access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene puts the health of children such as Nisa and Luon at risk. UNICEF’s support to national and sub-national authorities in Viet Nam is triggering the ripple effect of bringing safe water to remote schools.

UNICEF Viet Nam\Nhi Tong
Hang Nisa, 10, shows the old well, from where her teachers had to fetch water every morning in early 2015. UNICEF and partners have been supporting many schools in Dien Bien including Pu Nhi elementary school, to ensure children have access to safer water and better sanitation facilities since 2019.
Ho Hoang Thien Trang
24 March 2023