Nalamdana embarks on ambitious, multifaceted sanitation campaign
Nalamdana, supported by Rotary Club of Madras Coromandel, has embarked on a series of school-based programs to improve knowledge and healthier behaviours around clean drinking water, hand washing, environmental and toilet hygiene. Nalamdana is employing an innovative approach through puppet shows for younger audiences to ensure high levels of message retention.
The project is called Indriya Kuzhandaigal- Naalaya Thalaivargal! (Today’s Children are Tomorrow’s leaders).
The project is intended to create awareness on clean water, hand washing, environment and toilet hygiene among 12 selected local schools identified by Rotary Club. Under the Rotary’s Global Grant project GC# 1531246 the project will help provide water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) infrastructure and library, e-learning and sports facilities to 12 selected schools in Chennai. Nalamdana is a co-operating partner for this project.
Under this project, On March 1st, 2016 – Nalamdana started its work at Kandigai Primary School and engaged younger audiences through puppet show and interactive sessions. The next day on March 2nd, had discussion and interactive session for school parents and teachers.