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Safe Water School

Safe Water School

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Safe Water School
Training Manual
 
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The Safe Water School Manual was designed by SODIS and the Antenna TechnologiesFoundation.SODIS is an initiative of Eawag
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the Swiss Federal Institute of  Aquatic Science and Technology. SODIS aims to provide people indeveloping countries with safe drinking water.The Antenna Technologies Foundation is committed to reduce theextreme poverty and health problems in developing countries bybringing innovation in science and technology to bear at the base of the pyramid.Please contact us if you require details or assistance in the use of this manual. For additional information and downloadable documents, consult our websiteswww.sodis.ch andwww.antenna.ch.Contact: SODIS Antenna TechnologiesUeberlandstrasse 133 11 Rue des Pâquis8600 Duebendorf 1201 GenevaSwitzerland SwitzerlandTel. +41 (0)58 765 55 11 Tel. +41 (0)22 731 10 34Fax +41 (0)58 765 50 28 Fax +41 (0)22 731 97 86Email:info@sodis.chEmail:wata@antenna.ch   Author: Fabian Suter Drawings: Joel Graf Collaboration: Julie Bergamin, Valérie Cavin, Carole de Bazignan, Yvonne Lehnhard,Samuel Luzi, Regula Meierhofer, Sylvie Peter, Monika Tobler, KarenWalker 1
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Edition: August 2011Hard copies: Available from SODIS, email:info@sodis.chElectronic copies: Can be downloaded fromwww.sodis.ch/safewaterschool© SODIS, Antenna: Any part of this handbook may be cited, copied, translated into other languages or adapted to meet the local needs without prior permission from SODIS or Antenna provided the source is clearlymentioned.
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Initiatives division of the Global Cooperation of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC.
Safe Water School
 
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Safe Water School
Welcome to the Safe Water School
 Almost half of the population in developing countries is currently suffering from water-borne diseases. The burden is extremely high: about two million people die annually,mostly young children.The Safe Water School aims to improve this situation by collaborating with schools in the
eldsofwaterandhygiene.Itcombineseducation,applicationandinfrastructureatschool
with an active knowledge transfer to the community.This manual, developed for primary schools in developing countries, is a working tool for teachers, school directors and school staff to turn schools step-by-step into Safe Water Schools. It is designed jointly by SODIS and the Antenna Technologies Foundation and isbased on extensive experience with school programmes in Bolivia and Nepal.We recommend the following use of the manual:
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Teachers
Teachersshouldreadallthechaptersofthemanual.Specicinformationonhowto
prepare and conduct the lessons is provided at the beginning of the chapter “SchoolLessons”.
•Schooldirectorsandschoolstaff 
For a comprehensive understanding of the Safe Water School, we recommendschool directors and school staff to read entirely the chapters “Safe Water School”,“Infrastructure”, “Application” and “From School to Community” and also the back-ground information in chapter “School lessons”.On our websitewww.sodis.ch/safewaterschool
youcanndfurtherinformation,relatedscienticpublicationsandanupdateoftheprogressofeverysingleSafeWaterSchool.

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