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Tenkodogo celebrates International Handwashing & World Toilet Day

Published on: 17/11/2021

IRC organises a public event to raise awareness on handwashing with soap and to stop open defecation.

When? Friday 19, November 2021, from 15:00 hrs onwards.
Where? Place de la Nation (Espace Yennenga) of Tenkodogo, Burkina Faso.
Partners involved: Agence Productions Universelles, District of Tenkodogo, Regional Directorate of Water and Sanitation, Regional Directorate of Health, religious and traditional leaders, private radio (Horizom FM) and Radio Burkina de Tenkodogo.

On Friday 19 November 2021, IRC will bring together the people in Tenkodogo district to raise awareness on handwashing with soap and to stop open defecation.

The afternoon will include messages from regional opinion leaders, performances from various artists and people will be able to get fit for the weekend with some aerobic-zumba.

The event will be an opportunity to officially close the "Clean Hands, Good Health" campaign conducted in Tenkodogo during the months of September and October 2021 which involved 100 teachers and students of 18 schools.