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October 15, 2021

Global Handwashing Day 2021 - How are we putting handwashing within reach for students and teachers? A spotlight on Madagascar.

The Madagascar national and local government is working with the private sector and development partners to help students return to school safely in a new normal.
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UNICEF Cambodia supports hand hygiene in schools

Even as we marked Global Handwashing Day, UNICEF was managing a major operation to bring hygiene supplies and safety education materials to all 13,482 schools and 3,064 community pre-schools in Cambodia. These are essential for their safe re-opening.
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Phụ nữ Việt Nam: Supporting women to prevent and combat COVID-19 epidemic

A package of more than VND 2.4 billion is provided to assist disadvantaged women and primary schools to access clean water, handwashing, and sanitation to prevent and control COVID-19 epidemic
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PRESS RELEASE – HappyTap Expansion to New Regions

HappyTap Announces Major Expansion on Global Handwashing Day
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Beyond hardware: how a portable sink can inspire behaviour change

Despite having a cheap and simple fix that could prevent millions of deaths (handwashing), how to encourage it has puzzled experts for years. The rate of handwashing with soap after using the toilet is still estimated to be only 16%. So how do we get people to wash their hands? Geoff Revell explains how the HappyTap creates new ways to target behaviour.
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HappyTap Finalist in World Design Impact Competition

WaterSHED’s HappyTap portable sink has been chosen as a finalist for the World Design Impact Prize.
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Healthy Habits – North Tyneside nursery

A North Tyneside nursery is leading the way in instilling healthy habits for life among children.
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Daily Star: HW Solution Launches in Bangladesh

WaterSHED Holdings Singapore Ltd recently launched a portable hand washing solution named HappyTap in the country.
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Portable sink promoting hygiene among Cambodia children

Experts design colourful plastic sink to aid hygiene in country where lack of sanitation kills thousands every year
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Cambodian schools pilot reopening in a new normal

Hun Sen Mitthapheap High School is among the first schools to reopen in Cambodia, and one of the largest to participate in this pilot reopening phase. After months of planning, they reopened the upper grades this week. Rather than undertaking expensive facilities work with professional contractors, students themselves were well able to set up hand washing stations in each of their classrooms in a matter of minutes.
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Impact enterprises collaborate with the public sector to provide sanitation services

Solutions to the global sanitation crisis can be generated by a multilateral approach, blending the expertise, research and support of the private sector with the focus and structure of the public sector to enable innovative local enterprises to deliver long-term, desirable solutions.
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Hand Washing Stations To Be Set Up In Schools To Support Safety Measures

Hundreds of handwashing stations will be set up in schools across County Durham as part of measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
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Durham County Council: HappyTap in Schools

Hundreds of hand washing stations will be set up in schools across County Durham as part of measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
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UNICEF Re-imagine campaign (video)

Reimagine the future for every child
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Innovations in Hygiene: Healthcare Facilities

What do you do when there aren’t enough working sinks in the hospital and the infrastructure situation won’t be improved anytime soon? Sometimes, you need to get creative.
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Timely innovation to combat COVID-19 in Bangladesh

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Aqua for All recognised the need to support water and sanitation service providers who are actively working to control the spread of the virus and protect vulnerable groups. There is an increased demand for such services and limited access to funding.
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Portfolio Learnings: How HappyTap is changing handwashing behaviour in Bangladesh

After launching successfully in Vietnam, HappyTap joined forces with TRANSFORM to take its aspirational yet affordable solution to Bangladesh. The solution – a mass-produced portable sink – is designed to remove structural barriers that prevent people from washing their hands with soap.
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Schools

UK: HappyTap Washes Away Play Time Queues

A businesswoman, executive advisor and coach who spent 30 years living and working in Japan has returned to the UK and brought with her a cost effective yet simple idea to keep children safe against Covid in North East schools.
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The new normal for hygiene

Putting handwashing within reach
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