SVS is planning to implement a project providing Humanitarian Assistance and social services support to Pre-Primary and Primary Education Support in Non-Government Controlled Area, Kayin State. The aim of project is to provide humanitarian assistance to 491 students for their basic pre and primary education in line with the right to life with dignity. This will be based on mutually reinforcing components to implement the project cycle effectively and efficiently to reach the targeted aims. This project is under control of both organizations with the objective of providing educational and social services opportunities for children in 5 villages under SVS's management, focusing on creating temporary safe learning spaces, provision of student kits, as well as SVS staff.
The SVS team will implement the project with local volunteers, as well as support from technical consultants from UN agencies and INGOs. Participation and the establishment of a strong accountability and monitoring mechanism in all villages will be emphasized via project implementation.
According to the assessment findings, water is scarce. More than half of the villages do not have sufficient drinking water, and around one third do not have sufficient water for cooking and cleaning. Although most villages have latrinee, most of these are unsanitary and are inaccessible to many people. Open defecation is a common practice.
In Kyarinseikgyi township, Kayin State, 15 schools out of 17 primary schools are only self-funded schools. One school is an attached primary school, and another is a primary school. The school is situated in a remote forest area. The community lacks access to education. Social Vision Services collaborated with UNICEF to identify a community led total sanitation project in 2015-2016, and some village became "open defecation free" villages. Nevertheless, there is still no proper drinking water or fly-proof latrines for children. Currently. although there is strong interest from village leaders and community to construct schools, hand-washing basins, drinking-water, and latrine construction.
I would like to say thanks to regional commander, township medical officer for participating in ceremony today.
Global Hand- Washing day celebration
Global hand washing day celebration is organized on 17th October, 2017 to reduce c contagious diseases from hands incidence rate and death rate from the individual to national purpose.
Global Hand washing day celebration is