Yesterday 17th October 2020, Sseninde Foundation held a successful hand washing sensitization activity in Buwagga Gayaza as one of ways to help in the promotion of good hand hygiene and significantly stop the spread of many illnesses — from the common cold to more serious infections and diseases
With the coronavirus being the main topic of discussion at the moment, we developed an idea to sensitise members in various communities about the importance of keeping our hands clean in order to prevent the spread of the virus to others.
We decided to carryout this hand washing sensitization activity to raise awareness of hand hygiene among members of the community because proper hand hygiene is the best way to prevent the spread of germs and viruses.
We went ahead and equipped members of the community with tips on how to encourage their peers to clean their hands. We urged them to live as role models to others who will learn from them and imitate their actions.
We advised them that beyond practicing proper hand hygiene, they can take simple, everyday precautions to help prevent the spread of germs and respiratory viruses in order to reduce risks of getting sick or spreading illness.
As simple as it may seem, we believe proper handwashing remains the most effective way of removing germs and harmful bacteria from our hands and that’s the reason we donated a water jerrycan to the Gayaza community team to support them and enable them have access to clean water, wash their hands in order to stop the spread of Covid-19 and keep good hand hygiene.