20,000 coastal students to get sanitation facilities
Sunday, 30 Apr 2017 17:13 pm
Reporter :

Health Desk-- April 30, 2017: About 20,000 students in coastal areas will get hygiene and sanitation facilities at their schools through a project for adapting with the impact of climate changes.

According to a press release, development agency Water Aid and Coca-cola Bangladesh have launched the project recently to facilitate uncontaminated water to raise awareness on sanitation and hygiene among 23,000 people in Satkhira.

The company officials, in this connection, said the project of Shyamnagar in Satkhira has aimed in raising awareness about water, sanitation and hygiene in the community and it will directly impact on 18,000 school students and 5,000 people living near the schools by next one year.

Coca-cola Managing Director Shadab Khan said, “Rising salinity, frequent natural disasters and growing water scarcity are impacting on the health, education and livelihood of these communities, particularly women and girls.”