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TitleImpact and cost effectiveness : why invest in school water, sanitation and hygiene?
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsCenter for Global Safe Water at Emory University -Atlanta, GA, US.
Pagination1 p.; 1 photograph
Date Published2011-04-01
PublisherCARE Kenya
Place PublishedNairobi, Kenya
Keywordsgender, kenya, safe water supply, schools, sdihyg, water costs

In 2006, the Government of Kenya, CARE, Emory University and entered a five-year partnership to evaluate the impacts of improved school WASH and try to understand what makes for successful school WASH programs. The partnership used a randomized, controlled trial in 185 primary schools in western Kenya.The reduction in girls’ absenteeism is striking and suggests that school WASH is a potential pathway for addressing gender inequity. [authors abstract]

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