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Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Health

Nascent builds foundations for WASH and general health with a focus on children and women.

Health Education:

 

Nascent educates children on the importance of sanitation (especially hand-washing) to maintaining good health, using rural schools as a doorway to effect broad social change.

 

Disease Prevention :

 

As part of our implementation of the USDA’s Food for Education program in Cameroon, Nascent is expanding it’s construction of wells and handwashing stations in to more than 50 schools, and bathrooms and kitchens in from 92 to over 115 others.

Health and Sanitation Interventions:

 

Nascent has utilized nutrition interventions in Cameroon and Zambia, as well de-worming to mitigate the risks of drinking unclean water and bolster health. Our school gardens initiatives further build physical resilience in children.

Highlight:

 

To date Nascent has trained more than 300 health champions on child nutrition, handwashing and improved sanitation.

SUSTAINABLE IMPACT

Our borehole well, handwashing and infrastructure construction create lasting foundations for good health.

WASH, SANITATION, HYGIENE & HEALTH PARADIGM

WASH

MALNUTRITION INTERVENTIONS

INFRASTRUCTURE

WORKSHOPS

GENERAL HEALTH

Built more than 40 wells and handwashing stations

Sponsored and coordinated more than 1000 child nutrition workshops.

Provided more than 5000 at risk and malnourished infants with nutrient supplement paste.

Trained more than 300 health champions on child nutrition, handwashing and improved sanitation.

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Our strategic plan in Health and Sanitation is to promote the benefits of sanitation, especially in schools, as a tool to increase community wide use of sanitary practices such as handwashing, especially in children, and as a result achieve the reduction of diseases caused by unclean water such as dysentery.

We work to directly build sanitary infrastructure, such as clean water wells, improved toilets, and handwashing stations, to normalize sanitary facilities and engage local communinities and governments in their adoption, maintenance and expansion.