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
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:
prepare and conduct the lessons is provided at the beginning of the chapter “SchoolLessons”.
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